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The Senior Investigator affirmed the decision of the CPSA.
20th November 2020
Commission for Public Service Appointments
The Senior Investigator affirmed the Defence Forces decision.
The Senior Investigator affirmed the decision of the Courts Service.
The Senior Investigator varied the decision of the HSE. She upheld refusal of access to certain information on the basis of section 37 but annulled reliance on section 15(1)(a) and remitted that part of the case back to the HSE for a fresh decision making process on records located during the course of the review.
Health Service Executive
The Senior Investigator found that HIQA does not hold the records for the purposes of the FOI Act.
Health Information and Quality Authority
The Senior Investigator affirmed the decision of the Council.
19th November 2020
Clare County Council
The Senior Investigator affirmed the decision of the Department.
Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
Dhaingnigh an tImscrúdaitheoir Sinsearach breith na Roinne chun iarraidh an iarratasóra a dhiúltú faoi alt 27(12) den Acht
An Roinn Turasóireachta, Cultúir, Ealaíon, Gaeltachta, Spóirt agus Meán (an Roinn Cultúir, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta roimhe seo)
The Senior Investigator annulled the decision of the HSE. He directed it to extract and release the information sought from data held on a spreadsheet maintained by the Hospital, in accordance with the provisions of section 17(4) of the FOI Act.
18th November 2020
The Senior Investigator varied the decision of the Department. He found that section 28(2) of the FOI Act applied to certain parts of two sets of minutes. He found that the Departments decision to refuse access to the remaining records at issue was not justified and therefore directed the release of the requested records subject to specified redactions.
17th November 2020
Department of An Taoiseach