Developing Freedom of Information Legislation in Ireland
Irish society has changed in recent years in ways that have been propitious to the development of freedom of information (FOI) legislation. These changes are outlined here as a prelude to describing the development of FOI in Ireland and indicating the main features of the new legislation. As this chapter aims to record a recent period of administrative activity and legislative innovation, it concludes with some reflections on the process of developing FOI at the centre of government.
KeywordsGovernment Body Irish Society Parliamentary Committee Deputy Prime Minister Information Commissioner
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