Judicial Review and Rights of Access to Information

Judicial Review and Rights of Access to Information

This paper provides an overview of the following issues:

  • 'I want to see my file': the relationship between judicial review and the right of subject access;
  • 'Reverse FOI': can you use judicial review to stop a disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act?;
  • Using information right in aid of judicial review;
  • The Cinderella of information rights?: the Audit Commission Act and judicial review

Author: Timothy Pitt-Payne QC

Publication date: June 24 2010