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Freedom of Information Amendment Bill 2003

Bill No. 206
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to make a minor amendment to the Freedom of Information Act 1992 that will have a significant effect on the effective application of the Act. This will enable the release of requested documents that are currently exempt under Schedule 1, Clause 5(1)(b).

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. James (Jim) Alan Scott MLC

Status Assented to
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 19 Nov 2004 as Act No. 56 of 2004
Current Bill
Legislative AssemblyDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced16 Sep 2003  
First Reading16 Sep 2003  
Second Reading22 Oct 2003  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed27 Oct 2004  
Consideration in Detail27 Oct 2004  
Amendments adopted27 Oct 2004  
Third Reading27 Oct 2004  

Legislative CouncilDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced26 Jun 2003  
First Reading26 Jun 2003  
Second Reading26 Jun 2003  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed11 Sep 2003  
Committee of the whole11 Sep 2003  
Amendments adopted11 Sep 2003  
Third Reading11 Sep 2003  
Messages Between HousesDateNote No.
Legislative Assembly sent to the Legislative Council 28 Oct 2004  
Other ProceduresDateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Council 11 Nov 2004  

There is no Explanatory Memorandum for this Bill.
1. This Bill comes into operation on the date on which it receives Royal Assent.