Overview of Section 49 FOI Act
Matter will be exempt if there exists a reasonably based expectation that its disclosure could have a substantially adverse effect on the financial or property interests of the State or an agency, unless disclosure would, on balance, be in the public interest.
Other relevant FOI Act sections
Section 47(1)(a) FOI Act
Matter is exempt if its disclosure could reasonably be expected to have a substantial adverse effect on the ability of government to manage the economy of the State, unless disclosing the matter would, on balance, be in the public interest.
Section 47A FOI Act
Matter is exempt if its disclosure could reasonably be expected to disclose information about:
- an incentive given or arranged for a person, under an investment incentive scheme; or
- an incentive sought by an individual, regardless of whether the incentive was actually given or arranged to be given to the individual under an investment incentive scheme.
Last updated: March 5, 2012