What information is exempted?

A Right to Information Officer may refuse to grant access to information if the information is exempted from disclosure under RTI Act sections 42 to 50. Information exempted under RTI include:

  1. Personal information
  2. Legal privilege
  3. Commercial and confidential information
  4. Health and safety
  5. Law enforcement
  6. Policy making and operations of Agencies
  7. Information relating to protected sites and the environment

Information that is exempted under these sections ceases to be exempt if it is more than 10 years old commencing from the date on which it was made.