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Freedom of Information Law in Ireland 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781858006833
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781858004372
Published: May 2015
Publisher: Round Hall Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Hardback
Price: £228.00

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This new third edition examines the background to the development of freedom of information legislation, both in Ireland and internationally, and explores its interaction with other legislation on access to government information. The main focus of the book is the substance of the Act itself.

Irish Law
The right of access to government records;
The duty of public bodies to publish information relating to their activities;
The right to have incorrect personal records amended;
The right to be given reasons for administrative decisions
Analysis of Irish and overseas FOI case law
Separate chapters on each of the exemption provisions;
Analysis of the operation of the public interest override;
Avenues of appeal;
Separate chapters setting out the relationship with legislation in the areas of data protection, archives and
environmental information.