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ICO Issues The First Three Decisions Of 2020

ICO Issues The First Three Decisions Of 2020

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued the first three decisions of 2020 regarding the Department of Human Resources, Department of Health, and Ministry of Education Headquarters.Decision 01/2020, Department of Human Resources [PDF] Decision 02/2020, Department of Health [PDF] Decision 03/2020, Ministry of Education Headquarters [PDF]A... Read more of this article

Govt Release Public Access To Information Code

Govt Release Public Access To Information Code

The Government of Bermuda has released the Public Access to Information: Administrative Code of Practice for Public Authorities [the Code]. A government spokesperson said, “The Government of Bermuda is pleased to release the Public Access to Information: Administrative Code of Practice for Public Authorities [the Code] to serve as a practical... Read more of this article

ICO Moves To Remote Work Environment

ICO Moves To Remote Work Environment

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Information Commissioner’s Office has moved to a remote work environment. A spokesperson said, “On 17 March 2020, the Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] moved to a remote work environment and continues to offer services to the public and other stakeholders. Information Commissioner Gitanjali... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Six Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Six Decisions

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued six decisions regarding the Ministry of Health Headquarters, Department of Child and Family Services, Bermuda Police Service, and Ministry of Finance Headquarters.Decision 30/2019, Ministry of Health Headquarters [PDF] Decision 31/2019, Ministry of Health Headquarters [PDF] Decision 32/2019,... Read more of this article

PATI: ICO Decision On Health Council & BDA

PATI: ICO Decision On Health Council & BDA

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 27/2019 and Decision 28/2019 relating to the Bermuda Health Council and the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA], respectively.Decision 27/2019, Bermuda Health Council [PDF] Decision 28/2019, Bermuda Business Development Agency [PDF]A spokesperson said, “On 25 November 2019, Information... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Ministry Of Education HQ

ICO Decision On Ministry Of Education HQ

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 26/2019, which concerns the search conducted by the Ministry of Education Headquarters in its original handling of a request under the PATI Act. A spokesperson said, “On 8 November 2019, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 26/2019 Ministry of Education Headquarters.... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Decisions

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued four decisions: Decision 22/2019 Ministry of National Security, Decision 23/2019 Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, Decision 24/2019 Bermuda Hospitals Board, and Decision 25/2019 Bermuda Police Service.Decision 22/2019, Ministry of National Security [PDF] Decision 23/2019, Criminal Injuries... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s Award Recipients

Information Commissioner’s Award Recipients

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez formally announced the recipients of the Information Commissioner’s Award 2019 for Information Officers. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez formally announced the recipients of the Information Commissioner’s Award 2019 for Information Officers. This is the first year... Read more of this article

ICO’s PATI Act Public Panel Discussion On Oct 2

ICO’s PATI Act Public Panel Discussion On Oct 2

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] encourages the public to come out to the ICO’s free public Panel Discussion entitled “I Want to Know!”tomorrow [Oct 2] from 6.00pm to 7.30pm at Bermuda National Gallery.A spokesperson said, “The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] encourages the public to come out to the ICO’s free... Read more of this article

Video: ICO Conversation With Alex Scott

Video: ICO Conversation With Alex Scott

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] has released a video for Right to Know Week 2019 titled ‘Public Access to Information: A Conversation with Former Premier Alex Scott,’ providing insight on the purpose and future of the PATI Act. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez sat down with former Premier... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s Right To Know Day

Information Commissioner’s Right To Know Day

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez delivered her Declaration for International Right to Know Day this morning [Sept 23] at City Hall to launch Right to Know Week in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “International Right to Know Day was established on 28th September 2002, by campaigners around the world to mark the creation of the Freedom of... Read more of this article

ICO Decision: Request For Sandys 360 Records

ICO Decision: Request For Sandys 360 Records

On 25 July 2019, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 20/2019, which addresses whether the Accountant General’s Department correctly transferred a request under the Public Access to Information [PATI] Act 2010 to the Ministry of Finance Headquarters.“The Applicant sought a complete list of payments made to Sandys 360... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Department Of Internal Audit

ICO Decision On Department Of Internal Audit

The Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued a decision regarding the Department of Internal Audit that the Public Access to Information [PATI] Act 2010 did not apply to the requested record. A spokesperson said, “On 19 July 2019, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 19/2019, affirming the decision by the Department... Read more of this article