JNK and Department of Health

Application number:
2001 S0099
Decision date:
Monday, Sep 30, 2002

JNK and Royal Brisbane Hospital and District Health Service (Department of Health)
(2001 S0099, 30 September 2002)

JNK and Queensland Police Service
(2001 S0214, 30 September 2002)

The applicant sought access to documents of the respondents relating to his detention by police under the Mental Health Act 1974 Qld, and his subsequent admission to the Royal Brisbane Hospital.  Assistant Commissioner Moss decided that the matter in issue, which mainly comprised information about the applicant's state of mental health supplied by third parties, was exempt from disclosure under s.44(1) and/or s.46(1) of the FOI Act.