FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1982

PART IV - EXEMPT DOCUMENTS  

Division 2 - Exemptions  

SECTION 46   46   Documents disclosure of which would be contempt of Parliament or contempt of court  
A document is an exempt document if public disclosure of the document would, apart from this Act and any immunity of the Crown:


(a) be in contempt of court;


(b) be contrary to an order made or direction given by a Royal Commission or by a tribunal or other person or body having power to take evidence on oath; or


(c) infringe the privileges of the Parliament of the Commonwealth or of a State or of a House of such a Parliament or of the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory.




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