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The Investigator affirmed the Defence Forces; decision.
4th October 2023
The Senior investigator affirmed the decision of the ORNL to grant partial access to the records sought. He found that the information the ORNL proposed to release was not exempt under sections 35(1), 36(1)(b), or 37(1) of the FOI Act.
Office of the Regulator of the National Lottery
The Investigator affirmed the decision of Revenue.
3rd October 2023
Office of the Revenue Commissioners
The Investigator affirmed the HSE's decision. She found that the records fall within the scope of section 42(ja) of the FOI Act, such that the FOI Act does not apply to them.
2nd October 2023
Health Service Executive
The Investigator varied the Council's decision.
Dublin City Council
The Investigator annulled the Council's decision and directed that the monies paid be refunded to the applicant.
21st September 2023
Carlow County Council
The Investigator annulled the decision of CHI. She directed it to conduct a fresh decision-making process in relation to the applicant's request.
19th September 2023
Children's Health Ireland
The Senior Investigator affirmed the decision of the HSE. He found that it was not required to create a record pursuant to section 17(4) of the Act in order to provide the information sought and that it was therefore justified in refusing the request under section 15(1)(a) on the ground that the records sought do not exist.
The Senior Investigator varied the decision of AGS. While he found that it was justified in refusing access, pursuant to section 42(b)(v), to details of two transactions, he directed the release of the remaining information.
15th September 2023
An Garda Síochána (AGS)
The Investigator affirmed the decision of the HSE