I, Charlie McCreevy, Minister for Finance, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 and 6(4) of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (No. 13 of 1997), hereby make the followingregulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (Section 6(4)(b)) Regulations, 1999.
2. In these Regulations a reference to a section is a reference to that section of the Freedom of Information Act, 1997 (No.13 of 1997).
3. For the purposes of section 6(4)(b) such particular matters are hereby specified to be such classes of individual and such classes of requester as may stand specified by regulations under and for the purposes of section 28(6).
this 12th day of February, 1999.
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
These Regulations provide that requesters, having access to certain records of third parties by virtue of regulations made under section 28(6), may access such records created prior to commencement of the FOI Act.