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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

ICO Decision On Bermuda Medical Council

ICO Decision On Bermuda Medical Council

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 08/2022 in regards to the Bermuda Medical Council. A spokesperson said, “On 24 March 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 08/2022, Bermuda Medical Council [the Council]. The Applicant had submitted a public access to information request [PATI request] to the Council seeking records relating... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Ministry Of Finance

ICO Decision On Ministry Of Finance

The Information Commissioner has issued a decision relating to the Ministry of Finance’s correspondence with Gencom. A spokesperson said, “The Applicant had submitted a public access to information request [PATI request] to the Ministry Headquarters seeking records relating to the Minister of Finance’s correspondence with Gencom, its subsidiaries... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Attorney General Chambers

ICO Decision On Attorney General Chambers

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 06/2022 in regards to the Attorney General Chambers [AG’s Chambers]. A spokesperson said, “On 23 February 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 06/2022, Attorney General Chambers [AG’s Chambers]. This Decision considered AG’s Chambers’ response to an applicant’s request for records... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Bermuda Police Service

ICO Decision On Bermuda Police Service

The Information Commissioner issued Decision 05/2022 in regards to the Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. A spokesperson said, “On 17 February 2022, the Information Commissioner issued Decision 05/2022, Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. The Information Commissioner found that the BPS did not issue an internal review decision to the applicant within the 6-week... Read more of this article

ICO: Ministry Of Health HQ & Cabinet Office

ICO: Ministry Of Health HQ & Cabinet Office

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued decisions regarding the Ministry of Health Headquarters and Cabinet Office – marking the 100th decision since the PATI Act came into effect in 2015. A spokesperson said, “On 28 January 2022, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 03/2022, her 100th formal decision since... 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 Game Theory, as well as for for records on payments made to resQwest and resPartner Ltd. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued Decision 01/2022, Ministry of Health Headquarters [Ministry Headquarters] and Decision 02/2022,... Read more of this article

AG Chambers On PATI Judicial Ruling

AG Chambers On PATI Judicial Ruling

Following the Court ruling in the Attorney-General v Information Commissioner matter, the Attorney Generals’ Chambers said the “decision is a demonstration of the rule of law being upheld according to the literal interpretation of the express provisions in the Public Access to Information Act.” A statement from the Attorney-General’s... Read more of this article