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“PATI & The People’s Budget: Now What?”

“PATI & The People’s Budget: Now What?”

The “PATI & The People’s Budget: Now what?” discussion will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali S. Gutierrez and media personality Jamel Hardtman invite the public on Wednesday, 6 March at 6:00pm AST to join PATI & The People’s Budget: Now what? Keeping your government... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Bermuda Monetary Authority

ICO Decision On Bermuda Monetary Authority

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 01/2024 in regards to the Bermuda Monetary Authority. A spokesperson said, “On 23 February 2024, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 01/2024, Bermuda Monetary Authority. “In this Decision, the Applicant had made a PATI request for records relating to digital... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

The Information Commissioner issued two decisions regarding the Department of Child and Family Services and Ministry of Education Headquarters. A spokesperson said, “On 29 December 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 54/2023, Department of Child and Family Services and Decision 55/2023, Ministry of Education Headquarters. “In... Read more of this article

ICO Issues Decisions On DENR & BTA

ICO Issues Decisions On DENR & BTA

The Information Commissioner issued two decisions regarding the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Bermuda Tourism Authority. A spokesperson said, “On 21 December 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 52/2023, Department of Environment and Natural Resources. “The Applicant had made a request... Read more of this article

ICO Decisions On Four PATI Requests

ICO Decisions On Four PATI Requests

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued decisions on several PATI requests. A spokesperson said, “On 15 December 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 48/2023, Cabinet Office, which considered the Cabinet Office’s failure to issue an internal review on a PATI request for records relating to BPMS Ltd.,... Read more of this article

ICO Decisions: PATI Request To Cabinet Office

ICO Decisions: PATI Request To Cabinet Office

On December 14, 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued two decisions, 46/2023 and 47/2023, following independent reviews stemming from the same PATI request. A spokesperson said, “On 14 December 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 46/2023 and Decision 47/2023, Cabinet Office. These Decisions are... Read more of this article

ICO Decisions: Dept Of Child & Family Services

ICO Decisions: Dept Of Child & Family Services

On December 13, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decisions 44/2023 and 45/2023 concerning the Department of Child and Family Services. A spokesperson said, “On 13 December 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 44/2023 and Decision 45/2023 involving the Department of Child and Family Services. “In... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Three Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Three Decisions

The Information Commissioner issued three decisions regarding the Bermuda Housing Corporation, Office of the Tax Commissioner and Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, “On 30 November 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 41/2023, Bermuda Housing Corporation, Decision 42/2023, Office of the Tax Commissioner... Read more of this article

ICO Issues Decision On Police Service

ICO Issues Decision On Police Service

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 40/2023 in regards to the Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, “On 23 November 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 40/2023, Bermuda Police Service. “The Applicant had made a Public Access to Information request to the BPS for records related... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Police Service Records

ICO Decision On Police Service Records

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 39/2023 in regards to the Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, “On 03 November 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 39/2023, Bermuda Police Service which considered the BPS’s failure to issue an internal review on a PATI request for records relating... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Child And Family Services

ICO Decision On Child And Family Services

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 38/2023 in regards to the Department of Child and Family Services. A spokesperson said, “On 31 October 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 38/2023, Department of Child and Family Services. The Applicant had made a Public Access to Information request for... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Ministry Of Health HQ

ICO Decision On Ministry Of Health HQ

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 37/2023 in regards to the Ministry of Health Headquarters. A spokesperson said, “On 27 October 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 37/2023, Ministry of Health Headquarters. This Decision brought closure to the PATI request that gave rise to the decision by... Read more of this article

Two ICO Decisions On PATI Request To BPS

Two ICO Decisions On PATI Request To BPS

In two recent decisions, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez addressed issues related to the Bermuda Police Service [BPS]. A spokesperson said, “Recently, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued two decisions; Decision 35/2023 and Decision 36/2023, both involving the Bermuda Police Service. In Decision 35/2023, the Information... Read more of this article

ICO Advisory: Continuity Of PATI Processes

ICO Advisory: Continuity Of PATI Processes

The Information Commissioner issued Interim Guidance on the “Continuity of PATI processes” following the cyber security incident, which “addresses departments’ response to PATI requests while the restoration of access to electronic public records is ongoing, engagement with PATI requesters, and searches of unofficial systems, such... Read more of this article

“Notable Increase In Failure-To-Decide Reviews”

“Notable Increase In Failure-To-Decide Reviews”

Since 1 August 2023, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued eight decisions “because a public authority did not complete its internal review on time” and the ICO also has three pending cases for the same reason, with two PATI requests dating as far back as late 2022. A spokesperson said, “By August 2023, the ICO saw... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Two Decisions

The Information Commissioner issued two decisions regarding the Ministry of Economy and Labour Headquarters and the Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez recently issued two Decisions. On 8 September, the Commissioner issued Decision 32/2023, Ministry of Economy and Labour Headquarters. The Applicant... Read more of this article