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Unfortunate anomalies

Unfortunate anomalies

By Mick Batskos

Freedom of Information 


Some unfortunate anomalies arise under the Victorian Freedom of Information Act from the dual roles of the Information Commissioner as an 'agency', and as a review and complaint handling body. Snapshot: The Information Commissioner conducts reviews and handles complaints under the FOI Act. The Information Commissioner is also an “agency” subject to the same FOI obligations as other agencies. These competing roles create anomalies which are examined, and possible solutions provided, before suggesting legislative changes may be required. The predecessor to the Information Commissioner – the FOI Commissioner – was introduced into the Victorian Freedom of Information Act (FOI Act) in 2012 to perform the integral roles of:

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