67/2019 : 23 May 2019 – Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-658/17

WB Area of Freedom, Security and Justice Les notaires en Pologne, dressant un certificat d’hérédité à la demande conjointe de toutes les parties à la procédure notariale, ne sont pas des « juridictions » au sens du règlement sur les successions et, par conséquent, ledit certificat n’est pas une « décision » en matière de successions Powered by WPeMatico

FER0763266

The complainant has requested information about meetings held by the ‘Kent Planning Officers Group’. Folkestone and Hythe District Council informed the complainant that it could make the information available subject to a charge of £375.00, in accordance with regulation 8 of the EIR. The Council subsequently amended the charge to £325.00 during the course of…

FS50786336

The complainant has requested information on empty properties in the London Borough of Hackneyand the names of the owners of those properties. The Commissioner’s decision is that the London Borough of Hackney (“the Council”) appropriately applied the exemption contained in section 31(1)(a) FOIA – Law enforcement, to withhold the information. The Commissioner does not require…

FER0803343

The complainant has requested information on the decision making process which the council took to allow caravans to remain parked on a field. The council disclosed some information but applied Regulation 12(5)(b) (course of justice) to withhold other information. The Commissioner’s decision is that the council was correct to apply Regulation 12(5)(b) to withhold the…

FS50833930

The complainant requested information about arrests made as a result of failed breathalyser tests. The Commissioner’s decision is that the Chief Constable of Sussex failed to respond to the request within 20 working days and has therefore breached section 10 of the FOIA. The Commissioner requires the Constabulary to take the following steps to ensure…

FS50791510

The complainant has requested a copy of a temporary staffing report by NHS Improvement (NHSI) into North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust. NHSI initially refused the request on the basis of section 41, 43, 31 and 33 of the FOIA but during the investigation disclosed some information previously withheld under sections 41 and 43…

FS50700951

The complainant has requested information from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) in relation to individuals who have been identified as part of certain groups.  The PSNI refused to confirm or deny whether it held the requested information, citing sections 24(2), 31(3) and 40(5)(b)(i) of the FOIA as a basis for non-confirmation or denial.…

FS50775208

The complainant has requested some information from Walford Parish Council (“the Council”) regarding permission granted for the works carried out on a Site of Special Scientific Interest (“SSSI”) and the appointment of a Councillor to a non-executive director of the company managing the site. The Council responded providing some information that was dated after the…

FS50723286

The complainant has requested information with regards to her deceased husband. BCP council (the council), who were Bournemouth Borough Council at the time the complaint was brought to the Commissioner, after seeking clarification and sighting section 12 of the FOIA established that it did not hold information falling within the scope of the request. The…