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This is a reconsideration of an aspect of Order PO-3851. In this reconsideration order the adjudicator finds that the ground for reconsideration under section 18.01(a) of the Code is established. The order provision in Order PO-3851 is varied to allow the ministry to withhold the 911 operator identification codes in the responsive records. ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made an access request under the Act to the police for records relating to a homicide investigation and the appellant’s subsequent prosecution and conviction. After receiving the request, the police transferred it to the Ministry of the Attorney General (the ministry) under section 18(3) of the Act. The police took the position that th ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant requested a reconsideration of Order PO-3866. The order arose from the appellant’s appeal of the ministry’s decision to disclose certain records to a requester. The appellant claimed the records contain their personal information and should therefore be exempt under section 21(1) (personal privacy) of the Act. The appellant also ... Read More

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

The appellant made an access request under the Act for records relating to himself with the Ontario Chief Firearms Office (the CFO). The ministry located responsive records and granted the appellant partial access to them. The ministry withheld portions of the records under sections 49(a), read with sections 14(1)(c), (d), (i) and (l) (law enforcement), a ... Read More