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This Determination prescribes two categories of information that an agency or Minister is not required to make available to members of the public as part of a disclosure log published under s 11C(3) of the Act.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 12 Oct 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Oct-2011
Tabled Senate13-Oct-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014


Disclosure Log Determination No. 2011-1
(Exempt Documents)

Freedom of Information Act 1982(Cth)


I, John McMillan, Australian Information Commissioner, make this determination under section 11C(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the Act).

1. Information referred to in sub-paragraph (a) or (b) to which an agency or Minister has given access to an applicant under section 11A of the Act is prescribed for the purposes of section 11C(1)(c) of the Act:

(a)     information in a document that was an exempt document at the time that access was given by the agency or Minister to the applicant

(b)     information in a document that the agency or Minister would have decided was an exempt document at the time that access was given to the applicant, if the request for that document had been received from a person other than the applicant.

2. In this determination agency, applicant and exempt document have the same meaning as in section 4 of the Act.

3. This determination will have effect from Monday 17 October 2011 and remain in force for two years from the date of commencement.


Professor John McMillan
Australian Information Commissioner

27September 2011