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Timetable for Freedom of Information roll-out

Start set for February next year

The Freedom of Information Act  will come in gradually across Government, starting early next year.

The roll-out will start in February next year with full implementation two years later.

An Independent Information Commissioner will oversee its operation. And  along with a number of exemptions, the Act won't go back further than the start of the present administration, in 2011.

Chief Minister Allan Bell says the gradual rollout is for practical reasons:

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