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Disclosure log determination 1 consultation information

July 2011

Consultation on the draft Disclosure Log Determination No 1 – exempt documents closed on 17 August 2011.

Determination made following the consultation:

Disclosure Log Determination No. 2011-1 (Exempt Documents) was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 12 October 2011 and will have effect from 17 October 2011, see:

Summary

The Information Commissioner made this determination under s 11C(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) (the FOI Act). The determination applies to:

  • information in a document that was an exempt document at the time that access was given by the agency or Minister to the applicant under s 11A of the Act, and
  • information in a document that the agency or Minister would have decided was an exempt document at the time that access was given to the applicant under s 11A of the Act, if the request for that document had been received from a person other than the applicant.

The effect of this determination is that agencies and Ministers are not required to publish information prescribed by the determination, in their disclosure log.

Submissions received

Two submissions were received in response to draft Disclosure Log Determination No 1. If you have any difficulty accessing this information please contact us.