Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act 2003

Amendment of section 18 (right of person to information regarding acts of public bodies affecting the person) of Principal Act.

13.—Section 18 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (5):

“(5A) 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 a person referred to in that subsection if the person belongs to a class specified in the regulations, or

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