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Freedom of Information Act, 2011 🇳🇬

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Freedom of Information Act, 2011

  • Assented to on 28 May 2011
  • Commenced on 28 May 2011
  • [Up to date as at (exact date unavailable)]
An Act to make public records and information more freely available, provide for public access to public records and information, protect public records and information to the extent consistent with the public interest and the protection of personal privacy, protect serving public officers from adverse consequences of disclosing certain kinds of official information without authorization and establish procedures for the achievement of those purposes and; for related matters.Enacted by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

1. Rights of access to records

(1)Notwithstanding anything contained in any other Act, law or regulation, the right of any person to access or request information, whether or not contained in any written form, which is in the custody or possession of any public official, agency or institution howsoever described, is established…

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