Information Commission Decisions

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  • Mr X and Department of Transport

    Whether the Department was justified in refusing access, under various provisions of the FOI Act, to records relating to its decision not to appoint the applicant to a particular role

  • Mr X and Defence Forces

    Whether the Defence Forces was justified in refusing, under section 37(3) of the FOI Act, an application for a statement of the reasons why the applicant was referred to a consultant psychiatrist and for records relating to the referral

  • An Organisation and Department of Finance

    Whether the Department was justified in granting access to a submission to a public consultation process on the potential capping of the cost of licensed moneylenders

  • Mr X and Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media

    Whether the Department was justified in refusing access to records relating to an application by RTÉ for a proposed amending regulation to the RTÉ superannuation scheme under sections 29, 30, 35 or 36 of the FOI Act

  • Mr X and Mayo County Council

    Whether the Council was justified in refusing access, under section 15(1)(a) of the FOI Act, to further records relating to a complaint regarding the installation of a solid fuel stove at a named property on the basis that no further records exist or can be found after all reasonable steps to ascertain their whereabouts have been taken

  • Ms Y and Trinity College Dublin

    Whether TCD was justified in refusing access, under section 15(1)(a) of the FOI Act, to details of the number of applicants for the Senior Academic Promotion Call 2019 competition at TCD by nationalities of applicants (Irish v non-Irish)

  • Mr Y and Data Protection Commission

    Whether the DPC was justified in refusing access to records relating to its case-handling processes pursuant to Schedule 1, Part 1(f) of the FOI Act, and in refusing access to records relating to the qualifications or training of its staff regarding investigations on the basis that the records did not exist or could not be found

  • Mr X and Defence Forces

    Whether the Defence Forces has complied with the requirements of section 10 in respect of the application for a statement of reasons as to why the applicant was not recommended for a named course and whether it was justified in refusing under section 15(1)(a) of the Act, his request for a copy of a submission file regarding that course application

  • Mr A and Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    Whether the Department’s decision to amend a record containing incomplete, incorrect or misleading personal information relating to the applicant by way of the addition of a statement is in compliance with the requirements of section 9 of the FOI Act

  • Mr Y and Cork County Council

    Whether Cork County Council was justified in refusing under section 15(1)(a) of the FOI Act, the applicant’s request for access to records concerning the housing budget and assessment for the Mitchelstown area on the basis that the record concerned does not exist or cannot be found after all reasonable steps to ascertain its whereabouts have been taken

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  • Ms X and Radio Teilifís Éireann

    Whether RTÉ was justified in refusing access to records relating to, and arising from, correspondence between the applicant and RTÉ on the basis that the records fall outside the scope of the Act having regard to the FOI Act, 1997 (Prescribed Bodies) (No. 2) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No 115 of 2000)...

  • Mr E and Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    Whether the Department was justified in refusing access to a cost-benefit analysis report concerning the development of a deep water quay at Rossaveel Harbour, Co. Galway, under sections 29(1), 30(1)(a) and 40(1)(b) of the FOI...

  • Mr S and Department of Justice and Equality

    Whether the Department was justified, under section 15(1)(a) of the FOI Act, in refusing access to records from 1993 and 1994 relating to the applicant that were signed under the official seal of the Minister for Justice on the ground that it does not hold the records...

  • Ms X and St James's Hospital

    Whether the Hospital was justified in refusing an application made under section 9 of the Act for the amendment of a record of an alleged incident involving the applicant on the ground that the applicant has not shown that the information that is the subject of the application is, on the balance of ...

  • Ms X and St Vincent's University Hospital

    Whether the Hospital was justified in its decision to refuse the applicant’s request for access to certain additional medical records relating to her late mother from May and June 2017 other than those already released to her on the ground that no further relevant records exist or can be...

  • Mr X and Public Appointments Service

    Whether the PAS was justified in refusing access to certain records concerning job competitions entered by the...

  • Mr X and Cork County Council

    Whether the Council was justified in refusing access to all records relating to the recovery of costs from a notice party to legal proceedings involving the...

  • Mr X and the Health and Information Quality Authority (HIQA)

    Whether HIQA was justified in refusing access to a draft report of an inspection of a named care facility under sections 29(1) and 30(1)(a) of the FOI...

  • C company, c/o W Solicitors and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (the Department)

    Whether the Department was justified in refusing, under section 29(1) of the Act, the applicant's request for records relating to applications it submitted to the Department in 2006 and 2014 for an aquaculture...

  • Mr Y and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (the Department)

    Whether the Department was justified in refusing access to records of personal information belonging to the applicant under section 15(1)(a) on the grounds that the records sought do not exist or cannot be found after all reasonable steps have been taken to locate...

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