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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AMENDMENT (OFFICE OF THE VICTORIAN INFORMATION COMMISSIONER) ACT 2017 (NO. 20 OF 2017)


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Purposes  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Principal Act  

   PART 2--AMENDMENT OF FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982

   4.      Definitions  
   5.      Section 6AA substituted  
   6.      Part IA substituted  
   7.      Part IB substituted  
   8.      Section 21 substituted  
   9.      Requests may be refused in certain cases  
   10.     Reasons etc. to be given  
   11.     Cabinet documents  
   12.     Documents containing matter communicated by any other State  
   13.     Documents affecting national security, defence or international relations  
   14.     Law enforcement documents  
   15.     New section 31A inserted  
   16.     Document affecting personal privacy  
   17.     New section 33A inserted  
   18.     Documents related to trade secrets etc.  
   19.     Documents containing material obtained in confidence  
   20.     Heading to Division 1 of Part VI substituted  
   21.     Applications to Information Commissioner for review  
   22.     Time for applying for review  
   23.     Form of application  
   24.     Notice and copies of application for review  
   25.     Parties to review  
   26.     Section 49EA repealed  
   27.     Section 49F substituted  
   28.     Information Commissioner may determine not to accept application or may dismiss review  
   29.     Procedure on review  
   30.     Section 49I substituted  
   31.     Effect of delay by Information Commissioner in relation to requests  
   32.     Preliminary inquiries  
   33.     New sections 49KA and 49KB inserted  
   34.     Referral back to agency or Minister for reconsideration  
   35.     Reconsideration at agency's or Minister's own initiative  
   36.     Procedure after reconsideration under section 49L or 49M  
   37.     Information Commissioner may facilitate a negotiated agreement  
   38.     Referral of matter to a relevant authority  
   39.     Review of decisions under section 25A(5)  
   40.     Decision on review  
   41.     Conciliation by Health Services Commissioner  
   42.     Applications for review by the Tribunal  
   43.     Information Commissioner may be called on to assist Tribunal  
   44.     Time for applying for review  
   45.     Reviews where decisions delayed  
   46.     Procedure where Tribunal determines that there do not exist reasonable grounds for claim under section 29A  
   47.     Notification of reviews regarding documents affecting personal privacy  
   48.     Inspection of exempt documents by Tribunal  
   49.     Disciplinary action  
   50.     Complaints  
   51.     Section 61AB repealed  
   52.     Information Commissioner may accept or decline to deal with complaint  
   53.     Referral of complaint to another body  
   54.     Notice of decision to investigate complaint  
   55.     Section 61E substituted  
   56.     Complaint must be dealt with in private  
   57.     Preliminary inquiries and consultation  
   58.     New sections 61GA and 61GB inserted  
   59.     Conciliation of complaint  
   60.     Procedure for dealing with complaint if conciliation fails  
   61.     Section 61J repealed  
   62.     Section 61K repealed  
   63.     Outcome of complaint  
   64.     Section 61M substituted  
   65.     Section 61N repealed  
   66.     New Parts VIB and VIC inserted  
   67.     Protection against actions for defamation or breach of confidence  
   68.     Section 63A substituted  
   69.     Protection of person making complaint  
   70.     New section 63BA inserted  
   71.     Division 2 of Part VII substituted and new  

           Division 2A--inserted

   72.     Reporting by Information Commissioner  
   73.     Reports to Accountability and Oversight Committee  
   74.     Duty of agency or Minister to comply with requirements of Information Commissioner  
   75.     Regulations  
   76.     New section 72 inserted  
   77.     New Schedule 1 inserted  
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           SCHEDULE 3
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