Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
January 12, 2017
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2017-001 Released
The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2017-001 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. A summary of the Report is included below.
To view the Report in its entirety, please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner
|Summary:||The Applicant requested from the Department of Justice and Public Safety records relating to his dispute with a government department. The Department located one record but withheld it on the ground of section 30 (solicitor-client privilege). The Applicant filed a complaint with this Office. The Commissioner found that the Department properly applied section 30, including consideration and application of the public interest override, and recommended that the Department continue to withhold the record.|
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Donovan Molloy, Q.C.
Information and Privacy Commissioner
2017 01 12 12:00 P.M.