Update on recent Tribunal decisions part 3: personal data of public officials and relating to court proceedings – Panopticon

Posted November 14th, 2012 in data protection, freedom of information, news, privacy, tribunals by sally

“I posted a few days ago about some recent decisions of the First-Tier Tribunal on requests under FOIA and the EIR for personal data. There have been a number of decisions on this issue of late. The following are of note, as they illustrate the types of issues very frequently encountered by public authorities. They also illustrate the nuanced and forensic approach taken by some Tribunals. There may not be a presumption in favour of disclosing personal data, but public authorities should beware assuming that Tribunals will be equally cautious about disclosing all types of personal data.”

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Panopticon, 13th November 2012

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