Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
January 25, 2019

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2019-006 Released

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Donovan Molloy, has released his Report A-2019-006 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

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Report Date:January 25, 2019
Public Body:Department of Finance
Summary: The Department of Finance received an access to information request for a breakdown of the deficit reduction since 2016. The Department responded, providing the Complainant with a breakdown of the information he requested. The Complainant asked the Commissioner to review the Department’s response, claiming it was not factual and that there was no information from the period of March 2018 to the date of the request’s submission. The Commissioner determined the Department appropriately responded to the Complainant’s request and found that the Department adequately discharged its duty to assist under the ATIPPA, 2015.

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2019 01 25                              3:00 p.m.