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quango

a semipublic government-financed administrative body whose members are appointed by the government
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The bill also reduces the powers of the public information officer (PIO) who will have to take prior approval of the in charge of the public body regarding the supply of information.
The PIO shall obtain prior approval of the in-charge public body regarding the supply of information,' it said.
The judge ruled that a public body has to act reasonably and in good faith.
It might be useful to use this scheme as a test for reviewing the extent to which each public body played a part and to examine whether or not there exists proper overall accountability for the result.
presence requirements of public body members at meetings.
As a result, "If a public body chooses to allow individuals who are not members of the public body to participate remotely in a meeting, it may do so without following the Open Meeting Law's remote participation procedures,'' he noted.
This is what the Act states: The FOI gives you the right to ask any public body for all the information they have on any subject you choose.
Lawyers should also be cognizant that a public body has no duty to inform them of the existence of records in which they might likely be interested, Schoenbeck says.
The Community Development Foundation(CDF) will cease to exist as a public body next March but will continue as a charity.
Members of the public are being asked if they sought help from any public body or transport provider and what support they got, either as a result of being harassed because of their disability or because of their connection to someone disabled.
If councillors and other public body employees are keen to cut costs and unnecessary travel as well as reduce their carbon footprint, the use of technology already at their disposal would be a big step forward.
HMS Victory could be run by a charity or public body and not the Royal Navy, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.