Cost £399 + VAT
Speaker Susan Wolf
This advanced workshop is aimed at FOI/EIR practitioners who wish to develop a deeper understanding of the EIR exceptions and how they operate in practice.
Before examining each exception in turn, we will look closely at the presumption in favour of disclosure and the public interest test, particularly focussing on what the courts and tribunals have said is required in relation to these. This will be followed by a detailed examination of the “class based” exceptions in EIR regulation 12(4) and the “adversely affects” exceptions in EIR reg 12 (5). We will review important decisions and provide guidance on what factors should be considered when applying each exception and when drafting a Refusal Notice.