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Amending access to information legislation : legal and political issues

Author: Toby Mendel; World Bank,; Canadian International Development Agency,; World Bank Institute. Access to Information Program,
Publisher: Washington [District of Columbia] : The World Bank, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, [2011] 2014.
Series: World Bank Institute governance working papers series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This paper is about efforts to amend the legal framework for the right to information, with a particular focus on access to information (ATI) laws. It looks at the main substantive issues such reform attempts have targeted and what legal forms they may take. It also examines the role different actors - civil society, the media, oversight bodies, parliaments, and political leaders - can play in helping support the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Mendel; World Bank,; Canadian International Development Agency,; World Bank Institute. Access to Information Program,
OCLC Number: 896860967
Notes: "Access to Information Program"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 44 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Executive summary --
1. Introduction: reforming access to information regimes --
2. Amending access to information legislation: legal issues. 2.1. Law reform ; 2.2. Constitutional reform ; 2.3. Secondary rules --
3. Amending access to information legislation: political context. 3.1. Actors and stakeholders ; 3.2. "Objective" factors ; 3.3. Wider political factors --
4. Conclusion --
Appendix 1: List of laws and their associated Web sites --
Appendix 2: Table of amendments to ATI laws --
Endnotes --
References.
Series Title: World Bank Institute governance working papers series.
Responsibility: Toby Mendel.
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"This paper is about efforts to amend the legal framework for the right to information, with a particular focus on access to information (ATI) laws. It looks at the main substantive issues such reform attempts have targeted and what legal forms they may take. It also examines the role different actors - civil society, the media, oversight bodies, parliaments, and political leaders - can play in helping support the adoption of reforms that promote openness and defeat those that erect barriers"--

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