Cayman Commissioner Makes Suggestions for FOI Law

22 April 2011

The Cayman Island information commissioner has made recommendations to revise the 2007 freedom of information law for a Legislative Assembly subcommittee tasked with conducting a review.

The most recent submission by commissioner Jennifer Dilbert concerns fees and requests submitted using a pseudonym, according to press release from her office. Last September, she made recommendations on improving exemptions and the appeals process, increasing the effectiveness of the ICO, clarifying roles and responsibilities, and improving procedural effectiveness.

The Assembly subcommittee is seeking public comments. Comments should be addressed to the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly by May 8 and can be sent electronically to foi.lgl@gov.ky

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