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(Mar 02, 2008) The Cook Islands has become the first Pacific Island country to enact Freedom of Information legislation. The Cook Islands Official Information Act will come into force on February 11, 2009, one year after its enactment. In the Pacific region, Australia and New Zealand have freedom of information laws and Papua New Guinea's Constitution includes a right to information. (Cook Islands Government Introduces Freedom of Information Legislation, RADIO NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL, Feb., 12, 2008, available at http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=37977.)
|Author:||Lisa White More by this author|
|Topic:||Freedom of information More on this topic|
|Jurisdiction:||Cook Islands More about this jurisdiction|
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Last updated: 03/02/2008