Information Rights 2nd Edition (Book + CD-ROM)

Information Rights 2nd Edition (Book + CD-ROM)

By Philip Coppel


$887.00 RRP

Date: 29/11/2007

Code: 9780421964808

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM


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Information Rights provides comprehensive analysis of all rights of access to official information in the UK. It provides detailed analysis of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and access rights in the Data Protection Act 1998.

Rights are considered thematically, including rights of access to local government information, health, medical and care records, environmental information, personal information, educational information, economic and business information, as well as to information held by official bodies of the EU.

Extensive references are made to the comparative jurisprudence of the USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Scotland and Ireland.

Eliciting Official Information
The Comparative Jurisdictions
The Influence of the ECHR
Information Rights under European Union Law
Access to Personal Information under the Data Protection Act 1998
Access to Environmental Information under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Public Records
Other Domestic Information Rights
The Right to Information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
The Duty to Advise and Assist, Codes, Publication Schemes and Guidance
The Request and the Response
Exemptions: General Principles
Prejudice and the Public Interest
Information Otherwise Accessible
Security Bodies, National Security and Defence
International and Internal Relations
Economic and Financial Interests
Investigation, Audit, Law Enforcement and the Courts
Policy Formulation and Public Affairs
Health and Safety
Personal Information
Confidential Information
Miscellaneous Exemptions
The Information Commissioner and the Information Tribunal

Jurisdiction: UK/Cth

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