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Freedom of Information Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Freedom of Information Bill to be moved on Report in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 2, line 41, leave out paragraph (g) 
  
Clause 8
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 6, line 6, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of subsection (1)(b)--
    (a)  the name of the applicant may be any name by which that applicant wishes to be known, and
    (b)  the address for correspondence may be an address suitable only for the receipt of electronic communications.")
 
  
Clause 20
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 13, line 8, at beginning insert ("subject to subsection (3A) below,") 
     Page 13, line 20, at end insert--
 
    ("(3A)  For the purposes of subsection (1), information is not reasonably accessible to the applicant if the applicant has expressed a preference in accordance with section 11(1)(a) and--
    (a)  the information is not accessible to the applicant in that form, and
    (b)  the public authority would make the information available in that form under the provisions of section 11.")
 
  
Clause 44
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 25, line 43, after ("advice") insert ("and assistance") 
     Page 26, line 9, at end insert--
    ("(  )  the desirability of dealing promptly with all matters, and
    (  )  the desirability of making information available on the world wide web")
 
 
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