Freedom of Information Act 1982 : annual report by the Attorney-General

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Australia
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1983-
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1985/1986, PP no. 360 of 1986
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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 Annual Report by the Attorney-General on the operation of the Act 1985-86 1 , 3
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 ANNUAL REPORT BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL TO THE PARLIAMENT ON THE OPERATION OF THE ACT 1985 - 1986 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10
SUMMARY OF CONTENTS 11 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20
INTRODUCTION 21 , 22 , 23
CHAPTER 1 LEGISLATIVE ACTION 24 , 25
CHAPTER 2 USE OF THE LEGISLATION 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 , 38 , 39 , 40 , 41 , 42 , 43 , 44 , 45 , 46 , 47 , 48 , 49
CHAPTER 3 EXCEPTIONS AND EXEMPTIONS 50 , 51 , 52 , 53 , 54 , 55 , 56 , 57 , 58 , 59 , 60 , 61 , 62 , 63 , 64 , 65 , 66 , 67 , 68 , 69 , 70 , 71
CHAPTER 4 REVIEW AND APPEALS 72 , 73 , 74 , 75 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80
CHAPTER 5 CO-ORDINATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE ACT 81 , 82 , 83 , 84 , 85 , 86 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91
CHAPTER 6 IMPACT OF THE LEGISLATION 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105
CHAPTER 7 DEVELOPMENTS 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 111
APPENDIX A AGENCIES SUBJECT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 AS AT 30 JUNE 1986 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 122
APPENDIX B FOI MEMORANDA 1985/86 123
APPENDIX C FOI "D" SERIES MEMORANDA 1985/86 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133
APPENDIX D SUMMARY OF ALL COSTS OF FOI REPORTED BY AGENCIES 134 , 135 , 136 , 137
APPENDIX E DECISION-MAKING ARRANGEMENTS IN AGENCIES (s.23) 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 156
APPENDIX F REQUEST NUMBERS 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163 , 164
APPENDIX F 1 ACTION ON REQUESTS 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171
APPENDIX F 2 CHARGES NOTIFIED AND COLLECTED 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178
APPENDIX F 3 CHARGES REASONS FOR REMISSION 179
APPENDIX F 4 RESPONSE TIME (S.15 REQUESTS) 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185
APPENDIX F 5 RESPONSE TIME (S. 19 REQUESTS) 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192
APPENDIX G INTERNAL REVIEW (APPLICATIONS AND RESULTS) 193 , 194 , 195
APPENDIX H AAT REVIEW (APPLICATIONS AND RESULTS) 196 , 197
APPENDIX H 1 AAT REVIEW (APPLICATIONS WHERE REQUEST WAS WITHDRAWN BY APPLICANT OR LAPSED) 198
APPENDIX H 2 AAT REVIEW (APPLICATIONS BASED ON DELAY) 199
APPENDIX I SECTION 7(2) & 7 (2A) EXEMPTION (EXEMPT AGENCY) 200
APPENDIX J SECTION 11 EXCEPTION (NOT A PERSON ENTITLED TO MAKE REQUEST) 201
APPENDIX J 1 SECTION 11(A) EXCEPTION (NOT A DOCUMENT OF AN AGENCY) 202 , 203 , 204
APPENDIX J 2 SECTION 11(B) EXCEPTION (NOT A DOCUMENT OF A MINISTER) 205
APPENDIX K SECTION 12(1) EXCEPTION (DOCUMENTS PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE) 206
APPENDIX K 1 SECTION 12(2) EXCEPTION (PRIOR DOCUMENTS) 207
APPENDIX L SECTION 15(2) EXCEPTION (INSUFFICIENT INFORMATION) 208
APPENDIX M SECTION 17(2) EXCEPTION (RESOURCE COST (COMPUTER DOCUMENTS, ETC)) 209
APPENDIX M 1 SECTION 18(1) (B) EXCEPTION (F.O.I. CHARGES NOT PAID) 210
APPENDIX N SECTION 20 (ACCESS REFUSED IN FORM REQUESTED BUT GRANTED IN ANOTHER FORM) 211
APPENDIX NA SECTION 21 (DEFERRAL OF ACCESS) 212
APPENDIX O SECTION 22(1) (DELETION OF EXEMPT MATTER IMPRACTICABLE AND WOULD RENDER COPY DOCUMENT MISLEADING) 213
APPENDIX P SECTION 24(1) & 24(2) (PROVISION OF ALL DOCUMENTS REQUESTED WOULD SUBSTANTIALLY AND UNREASONABLE DIVERT AGENCY RESOURCES) 214
APPENDIX PA SECTION 25 (EXISTENCE OF DOCUMENT NEITHER CONFIRMED/DENIED) 215
APPENDIX Q 1 SECTION 33(1)(A)(I) EXEMPTION (SECURITY OF THE COMMONWEALTH) 216 , 217
APPENDIX Q 2 SECTION 33(1)(A)(II) EXEMPTION (DEFENCE OF THE COMMONWEALTH) 218 , 219
APPENDIX Q 3 SECTION 33(1) (A) (III) EXEMPTION (INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH) 220 , 221
APPENDIX Q 4 SECTION 33(1) (B) EXEMPTION (INTERNATIONAL CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS) 222 , 223
APPENDIX Q 5 SECTION 13A (1) (A) EXEMPTION (COMMONWEALTH/STATE RELATIONS) 224 , 225
APPENDIX Q 6 SECTION 33A (1) (B) EXEMPTION (COMMONWEALTH/STATE CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS) 226 , 227
APPENDIX R SECTION 34 EXEMPTION (CABINET DOCUMENTS) 228 , 229
APPENDIX S SECTION 35 EXEMPTION (EXECUTIVE COUNCIL DOCUMENTS) 230 , 231
APPENDIX T SECTION 36(1) EXEMPTION (INTERNAL WORKING DOCUMENTS) 232 , 233 , 234 , 235
APPENDIX U SECTION 37 EXEMPTION (ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW AND PROTECTION OF PUBLIC SAFETY) 236 , 237 , 238 , 239
APPENDIX U 1 SECTION 37(1)(A) EXEMPTION (ENFORCEMENT/PROPER ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAW (PARTICULAR INSTANCE)) 240 , 241 , 242
APPENDIX U 2 SECTION 37(1)(B) EXEMPTION (CONFIDENTIAL SOURCE OF INFORMATION (LAW ENFORCEMENT/ADMINISTRATION)) 243 , 244
APPENDIX U 3 SECTION 37(1)(C) EXEMPTION (ENDANGERING LIFE OR PHYSICAL SAFETY OF ANY PERSON) 245 , 246
APPENDIX U 4 37(2) (A) EXEMPTION (FAIR TRIAL/IMPARTIAL ADJUDICATION OF A PARTICULAR CASE) 247 , 248
APPENDIX U 5 SECTION 37(2)(B) EXEMPTION (LAWFUL METHODS/PROCEDURES FOR DEALING WITH BREACHES OR EVASION OF THE LAW) 249 , 250
APPENDIX U 6 SECTION 37(2)(C) EXEMPTION (LAWFUL METHODS FOR PROTECTING PUBLIC SAFETY) 251 , 252
APPENDIX V SECTION 38 EXEMPTION (SECRECY PROVISIONS) 253 , 254
APPENDIX W SECTION 39 EXEMPTION (FINANCIAL/PROPERTY INTERESTS OF COMMONWEALTH) 255 , 256
APPENDIX X SECTION 40 EXEMPTION (CERTAIN OPERATIONS OF AGENCIES) 257 , 258 , 259 , 260
APPENDIX X 1 SECTION 40(1)(A) EXEMPTION (CONDUCT OF AGENCY TESTS/EXAMS/AUDITS) 261 , 262
APPENDIX X 2 SECTION 40(1)(B) EXEMPTION (OBJECTS OF PARTICULAR AGENCY TESTS/EXAMS/AUDITS) 263 , 264
APPENDIX X 3 SECTION 40(1)(C) EXEMPTION (MANAGEMNET/ASSESSMENT OF PERSONNEL) 265 , 266
APPENDIX X 4 SECTION 40(1) (D) EXEMPTION (CONDUCT OF AGENCY OPERATIONS) 267 , 268 , 269
APPENDIX X 5 40(1)(E) EXEMPTION (CONDUCT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS) 270 , 271
APPENDIX Y SECTION 41(1) EXEMPTION (PERSONAL AFFAIRS OF ANOTHER PERSON) 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276
APPENDIX Y 1 SECTION 41(3) EXEMPTION (ACCESS THROUGH NOMINATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER) 277 , 278
APPENDIX Z SECTION 42 EXEMPTION (LEGAL PROFESSIONAL PRIVILEGE) 279 , 280 , 281
APPENDIX AA SECTION 43 EXEMPTION (BUSINESS, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS) 282 , 283 , 284 , 285
APPENDIX AA 1 SECTION 43(1)(A) EXEMPTION (TRADE SECRETS) 286 , 287
APPENDIX AA 2 SECTION 43(1)(B) EXEMPTION (DESTRUCTION/DIMINUTION OF COMMERCIAL VALUE OF INFORMATION) 288 , 289
APPENDIX AA 3 SECTION 43(1)(C)(1) EXEMPTION (LAWFUL BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL, COMMERCIAL OR FINANCIAL AFFAIRS) 290 , 291 , 292 , 293
APPENDIX AA 4 SECTION 43(1) (C) (II) EXEMPTION (PREJUDICE THE FUTURE SUPPLY OF INFORMATION) 294 , 295
APPENDIX BB SECTION 44 EXEMPTION (NATIONAL ECONOMY) 296 , 297
APPENDIX BB 1 SECTION 44(1)(A) EXEMPTION (MANAGEMENT OF THE AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY) 298
APPENDIX BB 2 SECTION 44(1)(B) EXEMPTION (ECONOMIC EFFECTS ON MARKETS, INDIVIDUALS ETC OF PREMATURE ACCESS OF INFORMATION RE GOVERNMENT/PARLIAMENTARY ACTION) 299 , 300
APPENDIX CC SECTION 45(1) EXEMPTION (BREACH OF CONFIDENCE) 301 , 302 , 303 , 304
APPENDIX DD SECTION 46 EXEMPTION (CONTEMPT) 305
APPENDIX DD 1 SECTION 46(A) EXEMPTION (CONTEMPT OF COURT) 306 , 307
APPENDIX DD 2 SECTION 46(B) EXEMPTION (ORDER OF ROYAL COMMISSION, TRIBUNAL, ETC) 308
APPENDIX DD 3 SECTION 46(C) EXEMPTION (PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGE) 309
APPENDIX EE SECTION 47(1) EXEMPTION (COMPANIES AND SECURITIES LEGISLATION) 310 , 311
APPENDIX FF COMMENTS BY AGENCIES ON IMPACT OF FOI ACT 312 , 313 , 314
APPENDIX GG FOI DECISIONS 1985/86 - AAT/FEDERAL COURT 315 , 316 , 317 , 318
APPENDIX HH LIST OF "D" SERIES MEMORANDA NOS. D70 TO D149* 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331 , 332 , 333 , 334 , 335 , 336 , 337 , 338 , 339 , 340 , 341 , 342 , 343 , 344 , 345 , 346 , 347 , 348 , 349 , 350 , 351 , 352 , 353 , 354 , 355 , 356 , 357 , 358 , 359 , 360 , 361 , 362 , 363 , 364 , 365 , 366 , 367 , 368 , 369 , 370 , 371 , 372 , 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379 , 380 , 381 , 382 , 383 , 384 , 385 , 386 , 387 , 388 , 389 , 390 , 391 , 392 , 393 , 394 , 395 , 396 , 397 , 398 , 399 , 400 , 401 , 402 , 403 , 404 , 405 , 406 , 407 , 408 , 409 , 410 , 411 , 412 , 413 , 414 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 418 , 419 , 420 , 421 , 422 , 423 , 424 , 425 , 426 , 427 , 428 , 429 , 430 , 431 , 432 , 433 , 434 , 435 , 436 , 437 , 438 , 439 , 440 , 441 , 442 , 443 , 444 , 445 , 446 , 447 , 448 , 449 , 450 , 451 , 452 , 453 , 454 , 455 , 456 , 457 , 458 , 459 , 460 , 461 , 462 , 463 , 464 , 465 , 466

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Australia & Australia. Attorney-General's Department & Australia. Attorney-General & Australia. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 1983, Freedom of Information Act 1982 : annual report by the Attorney-General .. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra viewed 19 May 2022 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1665760594

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