MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT -v- EDWARDS [2000] WASCA 349

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
[2000] WASCA 349
N/A
SJA 1130/2000
2 NOVEMBER 2000
HASLUCK J
17/11/2000
Perth
Appeal dismissed
MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT
EDWARDS
Freedom of Information Act
Application for access to documents in the possession of a Minister
Whether the right of access extends to documents held by a Minister
Meaning of phrase "documents of an agency"
Information Commissioner's decision to allow access upheld
Freedom of Information Act 1992
Government Railways Act 1904
Interpretation Act 1984 (WA), s 12
Commissioner of Police v District Court of New South Wales (1993) 31 NSWLR 606
Commonwealth v John Fairfax & Sons Ltd (1980) 147 CLR 39
IW v City of Perth (1996) 191 CLR 1
Minister for Planning v Taweel, unreported
SCt of WA
Library No 960654, 13 November 1996
News Corporation Ltd v National Companies and Securities Commission (1984) 1 FCR 64
Police Force of Western Australia v Kelly (1997) 17 WAR 9
Victorian Public Service Board v Wright (1986) 160 CLR 145
N/A
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