Privacy: A guide to section 9(2)(a) of the OIA and section 7(2)(a) of the LGOIMA

Privacy
Legislation:
Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
Section 7
Official Information Act 1982
Section 9
Issue date:
Format:
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Word
Language:
English

This is a guide to the privacy withholding ground found in section 9(2)(a) of the OIA and section 7(2)(a) of the LGOIMA.

It covers:

  • When section 9(2)(a) applies
  • What is privacy
  • Factors to consider in assessing the privacy interest
  • The public interest
  • Other ways of getting the balance right
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