||a staff member within a public body who makes decisions on FOI requests, i.e. who decides whether it is appropriate to release the requested records or not.
||a publicly-available record of the decisions made by a public body in response to FOI requests.
|Freedom of Information Act
||an Act designed to give the public the right of access to records held by public bodies.
|FOI (Freedom of Information Request)
||a written request made under the Freedom of Information Act, usually a request for access to certain records held by a public body.
||the Commissioner, independent of the government, who reviews the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act and can issue decisions on appeals regarding FOI requests.
||a catalogue of the information that a public body routinely makes publicly available.
||an organisation that is funded by the state, in full or in large part. FOI requests can be made to most public bodies.
||information recorded on any media, including letters, memos, emails, post-its, voice recordings.
||the official term for a person who makes an FOI request.