Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act 2003

Amendment of section 46 (restriction of Act) of Principal Act.

29.—Section 46 of the Principal Act is amended in subsection (1) by inserting the following paragraphs before paragraph (e):

“(da) a record held by a public body relating to the costing, assessment or consideration of any proposal of a political party carried out for or on behalf of that party.

(db) a record given by a public body to a member of the Government or a Minister of State for use by him or her for the purposes of any proceedings in either House of the Oireachtas or any committee of either or both of such Houses or any subcommittee of such a committee (including such proceedings in relation to questions put by members of either such House to members of the Government or Ministers of State (whether answered orally or in writing)).”.