Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2016 Week 8 Hansard (11 August) . .
Schedules of amendments
Freedom of Information Bill 2016
Amendment moved by Mr Rattenbury
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This Act commences on 1 July 2017.
Note The naming and commencement provisions automatically commence on the notification day (see Legislation Act, s 75 (1)).
Schedule 1, clauses 1.4 and 1.5
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1.4 Cabinet information
(a) that has been submitted, or that a Minister proposes to submit, to Cabinet for its consideration and that was brought into existence for that purpose; or
(b) that is an official record of Cabinet; or
(c) that is a copy of, or part of, or contains an extract from, information mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b); or
(d) the disclosure of which would reveal any deliberation of Cabinet (other than through the official publication of a Cabinet decision).
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to purely factual information that—
(a) is mentioned in subsection (1) (a); or
(b) is mentioned in subsection (1) (b) or (c) and is a copy of, or part of, or contains an extract from, a document mentioned in subsection (1) (a);
unless the disclosure of the information would involve the disclosure of a deliberation or decision of Cabinet and the fact of the deliberation or decision has not been officially published.
(3) In this section:
Cabinet includes a Cabinet committee or subcommittee.
Schedule 1, clause 1.17
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