4A BCC Establishment and Coordination Committee information

(1) Information is exempt information for 10 years after its relevant date if—

(a) it has been brought into existence for the consideration of the committee; or

(b) its disclosure would reveal any consideration of the committee or would otherwise prejudice the confidentiality of committee considerations or operations.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to-

(a) information officially published by decision of the council; or

(b) if the council delegates a power to the committee under the City of Brisbane Act 2010, section 238—information relating to the delegation or the power to be exercised under the delegation.

(3) Without limiting subsection (1), the following documents are taken to be documents comprised exclusively of exempt information under subsection (1)—

(a) committee submissions;

(b) committee briefing notes;

(c) committee agendas;

(d) notes of discussions in committee;

(e) committee minutes;

(f) committee decisions;

(g) a draft of a document mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (f).

(4) A report of factual or statistical information attached to a document mentioned in subsection (3) is exempt information under subsection (1) only if—

(a) its disclosure would have an effect mentioned in subsection (1)(b); or

(b) it was brought into existence for the consideration of the committee.

(5) In this section—

committee means the Establishment and Coordination Committee under the City of Brisbane Act 2010 and includes the Establishment and Coordination Committee, as constituted from time to time before the commencement of this section, under a local law of the council.

consideration includes—

(a) discussion, deliberation, noting (with or without discussion) or decision; and

(b) consideration for any purpose, including, for example, for information or to make a decision.

council means the Brisbane City Council.

draft includes a preliminary or working draft.

relevant date, for information, means—

(a) for information considered by the committee—the date the information was most recently considered by the committee; or

(b) for other information—the date the information was brought into existence.