Aussie Regulator Weighs In On Canadian Info Access Reform

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 5:19 PM EST) -- Australia’s information commissioner is offering up counsel to his Canadian counterpart in response to an open call by Canadian officials for feedback on how to reform the country's 30-year-old Access to Information Act, according to a letter made available Wednesday.

Canadian Information Minister Suzanne Legault opened the dialogue in September, saying that for several years Canada's Office of Information had documented ongoing challenges with the act, including questions about the continued relevance of certain exceptions and exemptions and the need for modern rules to account for...
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