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ICO Decision: PATI Request To Legislature Office

ICO Decision: PATI Request To Legislature Office

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued a decision which addressed the parliamentary privilege exemption for the first time, with the decision considering an internal review in response to a PATI request asking for records relating to the work of the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on the December 2nd, 2016 incident at the House of... Read more of this article

ICO Working Remotely Until January 2021

ICO Working Remotely Until January 2021

The Information Commissioner’s Office will be working remotely starting today [Dec 21] until January 4th, 2021. A spokesperson said, “The Information Commissioner’s Office is working remotely beginning today, Monday, 21 December 2020, until Monday, January 4th, 2021. “During this time, the public and public authorities may reach the... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision15/2020 in regards to the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA], and Bermuda Police Service, and Decision 16/2020 in regards to the Department of Public Lands and Buildings.Decision 15/2020, Bermuda Police Service [PDF] Decision 16/2020, Department Of Public Lands And Buildings [PDF]A spokesperson... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Cannabis Records Request

ICO Decision On Cannabis Records Request

Information Commissioner Gutierrez issued Decision 14/2020 which annulled the Ministry of Health’s decision which “administratively denied” a PATI request about correspondence about cannabis law or policy as “frivolous or vexatious.” A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gutierrez issued Decision 14/2020,... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s Award Recipients

Information Commissioner’s Award Recipients

James Needham of the Land Valuation Department and Debora Goins-Francis of the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] received the 2020 Information Commissioner’s Award for Information Officers. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez formally announced the recipients of the 2020 Information Commissioner’s Award for Information... Read more of this article

ICO Launches “I Want to Know” Video Series

ICO Launches “I Want to Know” Video Series

The Information Commissioner’s Office’s [ICO] is releasing a public awareness video series titled ‘I Want to Know!’ A spokesperson said, “Acting Information Commissioner Answer Styannes announces the release of the Information Commissioner’s Office’s ‘I Want to Know!’ public awareness video series. “The ICO’s videos... Read more of this article

ICO Celebrates International Right To Know Day

ICO Celebrates International Right To Know Day

As part of the Information Commissioner’s Office commemoration of International Right To Know Day, the Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez delivered her 2020 International Right to Know Day Declaration at the City Hall. A spokesperson said, “On 28 September 2020, the Information Commissioner Gitanjali S. Gutierrez delivered her 2020... 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 August 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. “Every... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Four Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Four Decisions

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 10/2020 in regards to the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA], and decisions 11/2020, 12/2020, and 13/2020 in regards to the Department of Education.Decision 10/2020, Bermuda Monetary Authority [PDF] Decision 11/2020, Department of Education [PDF] Decision 12/2020, Department of Education [PDF] Decision... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Bermuda Health Council

ICO Decision On Bermuda Health Council

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 09/2020 in regards to the Bermuda Health Council. A spokesperson said, “On 27 August 2020, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 09/2020, Bermuda Health Council, which considered a partial refusal of a PATI request for statistical records on diagnostic imaging... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Bermuda Monetary Authority

ICO Decision On Bermuda Monetary Authority

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 08/2020 in regards to the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA]. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 08/2020, Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA], involving a PATI request for records related to the BMA’s staff recruitment plans. The BMA refused access... 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 July issue of our Monthly Roundup. The ICO is an independent public office that promotes and enforces the use of the Public Access to Information [PATI]... Read more of this article

ICO Decisions On RA & Government House

ICO Decisions On RA & Government House

The Information Commissioner issued two decisions regarding the Regulatory Authority and Government House. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 06/2020, Regulatory Authority, on 24 July 2020, which considered an internal review decision by the Regulatory Authority [Authority] of a Public Access to... Read more of this article