Wednesday, June 6, 2007

FOI Monthly Report in Shanghai (March)

There are 426 requests received by Shanghai Governments in March 2007. 444 requests have been responded in this month. Of which, 295 were granted in full, accounting for 66.4%, while only 13 in part (3%). 136 (30.6%) were refused. Of these refusals, 44 were refused as the information requested are not held by the relative departments, 39 were refused as the information requested is not existed and 22 was rejected as the information requested is unclear. The information requested by other 5 applicants did not fall into the scope of information defined in Shanghai FOI legislation. The rest (17) fell into the stipulated six FOI exemptions. Exemptions of state secrets, business secrets, deliberation were typically employed in this month. "> " title="permanent link">#

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