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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AMENDMENT BILL 2004

          Queensland



Freedom of Information
Amendment Bill 2004

 


 

 

Queensland Freedom of Information Amendment Bill 2004 Contents Page 1 Short title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2 Act amended . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3 Insertion of new s 47A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 47A Matter relating to investment incentive scheme . . . . . 4

 


 

 

2004 A Bill for An Act to amend the Freedom of Information Act 1992

 


 

s1 4 s3 Freedom of Information Amendment Bill 2004 The Parliament of Queensland enacts-- 1 Clause 1 Short title 2 This Act may be cited as the Freedom of Information 3 Amendment Act 2004. 4 Clause 2 Act amended 5 This Act amends the Freedom of Information Act 1992. 6 Clause 3 Insertion of new s 47A 7 After section 47-- 8 insert-- 9 `47A Matter relating to investment incentive scheme 10 `(1) Matter is exempt matter if its disclosure could reasonably be 11 expected to disclose information about-- 12 (a) a particular incentive given to or arranged for a relevant 13 person under an investment incentive scheme; or 14 (b) an incentive sought by or proposed for a relevant person 15 whether or not an incentive was, in fact, given to or 16 arranged for the relevant person under an investment 17 incentive scheme. 18 `(2) In this section-- 19 department means the department in which the State 20 Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 is 21 administered. 22 incentive includes any of the following-- 23 (a) an amount that is a refund of all or part of an amount 24 paid as a tax, fee or charge; 25 (b) another amount, whether as a lump sum or by 26 instalments; 27 (c) a benefit that is not an amount mentioned in paragraph 28 (a) or (b). 29

 


 

s3 5 s3 Freedom of Information Amendment Bill 2004 investment incentive scheme means a written scheme to 1 promote projects by providing incentives, that includes 2 processes for assessing an application under the scheme and is 3 administered by the department. 4 project means a project or proposed project that involves 5 investing or spending money, or the continued investing or 6 spending of money, and is intended to create job opportunities 7 or to continue existing jobs. 8 relevant person means a person to the extent the person is or 9 was any 1 or more of the following-- 10 (a) a person who inquires of, or enters into discussions 11 with, the department or a public service employee about 12 an incentive for a project, whether or not the person 13 makes an application under an investment incentive 14 scheme for an incentive; 15 (b) a person who makes an application under an investment 16 incentive scheme, whether or not the person is given an 17 incentive; 18 (c) a person who is given an incentive for a project, whether 19 or not the person continues to be subject to a provision 20 of an agreement about the incentive that allows the 21 department to monitor the person or project.'. 22 State of Queensland 2004

 


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