Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
June 19, 2018

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2018-014 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2018-014 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

To view the Report in its entirety, , please go to www.oipc.nl.ca/reports/commissioner

Report:A-2018-014
Report Date:June 18, 2018
Public Body:Government Purchasing Agency
Summary: The Government Purchasing Agency (“GPA”) received an access request seeking disclosure of bid responses to a Request for Proposals. The GPA was prepared to release the information, however a Third Party objected to the disclosure and filed a complaint with this Office. The Third Party submitted that section 39 (disclosure harmful to business interests of a third party) required the records to be withheld. The Commissioner found that the Third Party did not meet the burden of proof and recommended release of the records.

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