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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REGULATIONS 1993 - NOTES

Notes

1 This is a compilation of the Freedom of Information Regulations 1993 and includes the amendments made by the other written laws referred to in the following table. The table also contains information about any reprint.

Compilation table

Citation

Gazettal

Commencement

Freedom of Information Regulations 1993

22 Oct 1993 p. 5800‑2

1 Nov 1993 (see r. 2 and Gazette 29 Oct 1993 p. 5881)

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 1993

12 Nov 1993 p. 6202

12 Nov 1993

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 1994

30 Sep 1994 p. 4982-94

30 Sep 1994

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 1996

27 Sep 1996 p. 4790‑1

27 Sep 1996

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 1997

2 Sep 1997 p. 4976 7

2 Sep 1997

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 2006

22 Dec 2006 p. 5805-6

1 Jan 2007 (see r. 2 and Gazette 8 Dec 2006 p. 5369)

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 2007

28 Dec 2007 p. 6414-23

28 Dec 2007 (see r. 2)

Reprint 1: The Freedom of Information Regulations 1993 as at 14 Mar 2008

(includes amendments listed above)

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2012

6 Mar 2012 p. 892-3

r. 1 and 2: 6 Mar 2012 (see r. 2(a));
Regulations other than r. 1 and 2: 7 Mar 2012 (see r. 2(b))

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 2012

6 Mar 2012 p. 896

r. 1 and 2: 6 Mar 2012
(see r. 2(a));
Regulations other than r. 1 and 2: 7 Mar 2012 (see r. 2(b))

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations (No. 3) 2012

7 Dec 2012 p. 5993

r. 1 and 2: 7 Dec 2012 (see r. 2(a));
Regulations other than r. 1 and 2: 7 Dec 2012 (see r. 2(b) and Gazette 16 Nov 2012 p. 5637)

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 2013

5 Feb 2013 p. 836‑7

r. 1 and 2: 5 Feb 2013 (see r. 2(a));
Regulations other than r. 1 and 2: 1 May 2013 (see r. 2(b)(i) and Gazette 5 Feb 2013 p. 823)

Reprint 2: The Freedom of Information Regulations 1993 as at 12 Jul 2013
(includes amendments listed above)

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2013

24 Sep 2013 p. 4388-9

r. 1 and 2: 24 Sep 2013 (see r. 2(a));
Regulations other than r. 1 and 2: 25 Sep 2013 (see r. 2(b))

Freedom of Information Amendment Regulations 2019

26 Jul 2019 p. 2955-6

r. 1 and 2: 26 Jul 2019 (see r. 2(a));
Regulations other than r. 1 and 2: 27 Jul 2019 (see r. 2(b)(ii))

2 Under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 the designations of departments can be altered. At the time of this reprint the designation of the Department for Child Protection has been altered to the Department for Child Protection and Family Support.

3 Under the Alteration of Statutory Designations Order (No. 4) 2013 a reference in any law to the Department for Communities is to be read and construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Communities unless the context of the reference requires otherwise.

4 Under the Alteration of Statutory Designations (DPI) Order 2009 (as amended by the Alteration of Statutory Designations Order (No. 3) 2013) a reference in any law to the Department for Planning and Infrastructure is to be read and construed, according to the function, office or other matter to which the reference relates, as a reference to the Department of Planning, Department of Transport, Department of Lands or Department of Regional Development, unless the context of the reference requires otherwise.

5 Under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 the designations of departments can be altered. At the time of this reprint the designation of the Department of Consumer and Employment Protection has been altered to the Department of Commerce (see Gazette 2 Jan 2009 p. 8).

6 Under the Alteration of Statutory Designations Order (No. 2) 2013 a reference in any law to the Department of Environment and Conservation is to be read and construed as a reference to the Department of Parks and Wildlife unless the context of the reference requires otherwise.

7 Under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 the designations of departments can be altered. At the time of this reprint the designation of the Department of Housing and Works has been altered to the Department of Housing.

8 Under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 the designations of departments can be altered. At the time of this reprint the designation of the Department of Indigenous Affairs has been altered to the Department of Aboriginal Affairs.

9 Under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 the designations of departments can be altered. At the time of this reprint the designation of the Department of Industry and Resources has been altered to the Department of Mines and Petroleum (see Gazette 2 Jan 2009 p. 8).

10 Under the Alteration of Statutory Designations Order (No. 4) 2013 a reference in any law to the Department of Local Government and Regional Development is to be read and construed as a reference to the Department of Local Government and Communities unless the context of the reference requires otherwise.

11 Under the Public Sector Management Act 1994 the designations of departments can be altered. The designation of the Department of Treasury and Finance was altered to the Department of the Treasury with effect from 1 Jul 2011. The Department of Finance was established with effect from 1 Jul 2011 (see Gazette 25 Mar 2011 p. 1110).

12 Under the Alteration of Statutory Designations Order 2012 a reference in any law to the Office of Energy is to be read and construed as a reference to the Department of Finance unless the context of the reference requires otherwise.

Defined terms

[This is a list of terms defined and the provisions where they are defined. The list is not part of the law.]

Defined term Provision(s)
non‑personal information 2A
suitably qualified person 7




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