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S.I. No 330 of 2016 Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Amendment of Schedule 3) Regulations 2016

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS.

S.I. No. 330 of 2016

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2014 (AMENDMENT OF SCHEDULE 3) REGULATIONS 2016
I, PASCHAL DONOHOE, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 (No. 30 of 2014), hereby make the following regulations:

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Freedom of Information Act 2014

(Amendment of Schedule 3) Regulations 2016.

  1. Part 1 of Schedule 3 to the Freedom of Information Act 2014 (No. 30 of 2014) is amended by inserting

“ No. 28 of National Standards Paragraph 5 of the ”

1998 Authority of Ireland Second Schedule.

Act 1996

after the following:

“ No. 11 of Harbours Act 1996 Section 33. ”

1996

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

24 June 2016.

PASCHAL DONOHOE,

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

 

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

These Regulations provide for the addition of a reference to the National Standards Authority of Ireland Act 1996 to Schedule 3 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014. This means that the Freedom of Information Act will override the non-disclosure provisions in paragraph 5 of the Second Schedule of the National Standards Authority of Ireland Act 1996.