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ICO Redesigned Website To Go Live On Friday

ICO Redesigned Website To Go Live On Friday

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] announced that its redesigned website, ico.bm, will go live on Friday [July 15]. A spokesperson said, “The ICO’s website continues to include the Information Commissioner’s decisions, public authorities’ Information Statements, ICO guidances, policies and procedures, work dashboards and other ICO... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Customs Department

ICO Decision On Customs Department

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 17/2022 in regards to the Customs Department. A spokesperson said, “On 16 June 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 17/2022, Customs Department. The Applicant had submitted a public access to information [PATI] request to the Department seeking records for customs duty figures related to vector... Read more of this article

Video: Role Of Information Commissioner & ICO

Video: Role Of Information Commissioner & ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] has released a new public awareness video “highlighting the roles of Information Commissioner and the ICO in upholding the rights of Bermudians and residents when making request for public records under the Public Access to Information [PATI] Act.”“When Bermudians and residents make a PATI... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Bermuda Police Service

ICO Decision On Bermuda Police Service

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 16/2022 in regards to the Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. A spokesperson said, “On 19 May 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 16/2022, Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. The Applicant had submitted a public access to information [PATI] request to the BPS seeking records relating to conduct and other... Read more of this article

ICO On Cabinet Office/MDL Correspondence

ICO On Cabinet Office/MDL Correspondence

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 15/2022 in regards to the Cabinet Office relating to correspondence between the Premier or Acting Premier and their staff that related to the then-Director of the MDL. A spokesperson said, “On 18 May 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 15/2022, Cabinet Office. The Applicant had submitted... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

The Information Commissioner issued two decisions, one on records pertaining to Cabinet Office, as well as Ministry of National Security Headquarters. A spokesperson said, “On 10 May 2022, the Acting Information Commissioner issued Decision 13/2022 Cabinet Office. On 21 October 2021, the Cabinet Office issued an initial decision to the original PATI... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On MDL Records/Cabinet Office

ICO Decision On MDL Records/Cabinet Office

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 10/2022 in regards to records relating to the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory [MDL]. A spokesperson said, “On 9 May 2022, the Acting Information Commissioner issued Decision 12/2022 Cabinet Office. The Applicant had submitted a public access to information [PATI] request to the Ministry of Health Headquarters... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] has released the latest edition of their ‘Monthly Roundup.’ The ICO said, “The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] welcomes you to the next issue of our Monthly Roundup. The ICO is an independent public office that promotes and enforces the Public Access to Information [PATI] Act 2010 in Bermuda. “The... Read more of this article

Decision On Records On Payments To Individuals

Decision On Records On Payments To Individuals

The Information Commissioner issued a decision about “records about legal settlement payments to certain individuals who were pepper-sprayed during the protest on 2 December 2016.” A spokesperson said, “On 28 April 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 11/2022, Ministry of National Security Headquarters [Ministry Headquarters].... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] has released the latest edition of their ‘Monthly Roundup.’ The ICO said, “The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] welcomes you to another issue of our Monthly Roundup, the first for 2022. The ICO is an independent public office that promotes and enforces the Public Access to Information [PATI]... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Bermuda Police Service

ICO Decision On Bermuda Police Service

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 10/2022 in regards to the Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. A spokesperson said, “On 20 April 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 10/2022 Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. The Applicant had submitted a public access to information request [PATI request] to the BPS seeking records relating to a search... Read more of this article

16% Increase In PATI Requests In 2021

16% Increase In PATI Requests In 2021

135 new PATI requests were made by Bermudians and residents in 2021, which is a 16% increase over the number of PATI requests made in 2020, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office 2021 Annual Report. A spokesperson said, “The Information Commissioner’s 2021 Annual Report is available to the public, after being tabled in both Houses... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Dept Of Public Prosecutions

ICO Decision On Dept Of Public Prosecutions

The Information Commissioner has issued a decision relating to the Department of Public Prosecutions [DPP]. A spokesperson said, “On 24 March 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 09/2022, Department of Public Prosecutions [DPP]. The Applicant had submitted a Public Access to Information request to the DPP seeking records containing statistical... Read more of this article