Smith and Department of Police

Application number:
1996 S0162
Decision date:
Monday, Sep 15, 1997

Smith and Queensland Police Service
(1996 S0162, 15 September 1997) 

In this case, the Information Commissioner applied the principles stated in Godwin and Queensland Police Service (1997) 4 QAR 70 in finding that information that would identify members of the public who had provided information to the QPS which was adverse to the applicant, comprised exempt matter under s.44(1) of the FOI Act.