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Third party review rights under the FOI Act August 2012

Submissions to this consultation closed on 17 September 2012.

On 15 August 2012 the Australian Information Commissioner issued a consultation paper that provides interim guidance on the operation of the consultation requirements in ss 27 and 27A of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 that apply to the business and personal privacy exemptions (ss 47, 47F, 47G).

Following consideration of the small number of comments received the Information Commissioner may amend the FOI Guidelines issued under s 93A of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.