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Information Commissioner Decision On DCFS

Information Commissioner Decision On DCFS

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 10/2021, in which “she considered a refusal by the Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] of a Public Access to Information [PATI] request.” A spokesperson said, “The request asked for various records, including those on the number of times DCFS was legally represented... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Human Rights Commission

ICO Decision On Human Rights Commission

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued Decision 09/2021 in regards to the Human Rights Commission [HRC]. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 09/2021, in which she reviewed an internal review decision by the Human Rights Commission [HRC] on a Public Access to Information [PATI] request. “The... Read more of this article

International Right To Know Day Events

International Right To Know Day Events

In celebration of the International Right to Know Day tomorrow [Sept 28], the Information Commissioner’s Office will release a series of “What Do You Know Now?” videos. A spokesperson said, “International Right to Know Day was established on 28 September 2002, by campaigners from around the world to mark the creation of the Freedom of Information... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On PCA, Pepper Spraying Records

ICO Decision On PCA, Pepper Spraying Records

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 08/2021, in which she reviewed an internal review decision by the Police Complaints Authority [PCA] on a PATI request about the complaints filed following the use of pepper spray by the police on December 2, 2016. A spokesperson said, “On 10 September 2021, Information Commissioner Gitanjali... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Decision On DENR

Information Commissioner Decision On DENR

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 07/2021, which was in regards to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 07/2021, Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The Information Commissioner concluded that the Department... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner Issues Decisions

Information Commissioner Issues Decisions

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued three decisions regarding the Bermuda Housing Corporation, Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Reform Headquarters, and Cabinet Office.Decisions 04/2021, Bermuda Housing Corporation [PDF] Decisions 05/2021, Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Reform Headquarters [PDF] Decisions... Read more of this article

Commissioner Invites Public To View Webinars

Commissioner Invites Public To View Webinars

The International Conference of Information Commissioners [ICIC] will be hosting open sessions throughout 2021. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez wishes to advise all Bermudians and residents that the International Conference of Information Commissioners [ICIC] will be hosting open sessions for the public throughout... 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 is a unique public authority for the people of Bermuda, focused solely on promoting and safeguarding public access to information by championing accountability, transparency and good governance.... Read more of this article

Gutierrez Elected To ICIC Executive Committee

Gutierrez Elected To ICIC Executive Committee

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has been elected to the first Executive Committee for the International Conference of Information Commissioners [ICIC] after certification of the vote on May 10th. A spokesperson said, “Information Commissioner Gutierrez previously joined her colleagues to adopt the ICIC Charter in March 2019 in Johannesburg,... Read more of this article

2019-2020 Audited Financial Statements

2019-2020 Audited Financial Statements

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] has released their 2019-2020 Audited Financial Statements.. The ICO said, “On Friday, 7 May 2021, the Audited Financial Statements for the Office of the Information Commissioner for the year ended 31 March 2020 were tabled in the House of Assembly. “Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Department Of Immigration

ICO Decision On Department Of Immigration

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 03/2021 in regards to the Department of Immigration. A spokesperson said, “On 19 March 2021, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 03/2021, Department of Immigration. The Information Commissioner found the Department did not respond to the Applicant’s request for... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s 2020 Annual Report

Information Commissioner’s 2020 Annual Report

The Information Commissioner’s Office Annual Report 2020 has been released, highlighting the operation of the Public Access to Information [PATI]. A spokesperson said, “The Information Commissioner’s 2020 Annual Report is now available to the public, after being tabled in both Houses of the Legislature. This Report presents statistics on the number... Read more of this article

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

Information Commissioner’s ‘Monthly Roundup’

The Information Commissioner’s Office [ICO] released the latest edition of their ‘Monthly Roundup.’ The ICO said, “Information is constantly flowing throughout our communities. Whether it’s printed, spoken or digital the right information, in the right place, at the right time can be lifesaving or life changing. Sometimes the information is... Read more of this article