Improper gain or advantage: A guide to section 9(2)(k) of the OIA and section 7(2)(j) of the LGOIMA

Legislation:
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
Section 7
Official Information Act 1982
Section 9
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Language:
English

This is a guide to the improper gain or advantage withholding ground found in section 9(2)(k) of the OIA and section 7(2)(j) of the LGOIMA.

It covers:

  • The meaning of improper gain or advantage
  • Whether withholding is necessary to prevent the use or disclosure of official information for improper gain or advantage
  • The public interest
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