Wednesday September 23, 2020

FoI papers shredded in the North

Official bodies in the North have been destroying hundreds of thousands of documents in recent weeks in a frantic bid to tidy up their record-keeping before the public gains the right of access to documents previously kept secret for 30 years.

25th December, 2004

Official bodies in the North have been destroying hundreds of thousands of documents in recent weeks in a frantic bid to tidy up their record-keeping before the public gains the right of access to documents previously kept secret for 30 years.

The British Freedom of Information Act, which comes into force on January 1, will give Irish citizens the right to access documents from all official bodies in the North created since the foundation of the state.

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