Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act 2003

Amendment of section 17 (amendment of records relating to personal information) of Principal Act.

12.—Section 17 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (5):

“(6) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Minister may provide by regulations for the making of an application under that subsection—

(a) by the parent or guardian of an individual referred to in that subsection, if the individual belongs to a class specified in the regulations, or

(b) in a case where such an individual is dead, by a member of a class specified in the regulations.”.