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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982 - SECT 46

Documents disclosure of which would be contempt of Parliament or contempt of court

                   A document is an exempt document if public disclosure of the document would, apart from this Act and any immunity of the Crown:

                     (a)  be in contempt of court;

                     (b)  be contrary to an order made or direction given by a Royal Commission or by a tribunal or other person or body having power to take evidence on oath; or

                     (c)  infringe the privileges of the Parliament of the Commonwealth or of a State or of a House of such a Parliament or of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory.



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