High Court appeal settled against departmental documents access

The Information Commissioner and the Minister for Justice have settled the minister’s High Court appeal against the commissioner’s decision to allow access to departmental documents.

16th February, 2008

The Information Commissioner and the Minister for Justice have settled the minister’s High Court appeal against the commissioner’s decision to allow access to departmental documents.

The Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform twice rejected a request by a member of the public to be given access to departmental records.

On appeal, the Information Commissioner ruled that the applicant was entitled to have access to the records under the 1997-2003 Freedom...

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