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Freedom of Information Act (United States) - Wikipedia

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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, is a federal freedom of information law that allows ... If "agency personnel acted arbitrarily or capriciously with respect to the wi...

Freedom of Information Act: FOIA.gov

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... law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. ... Department of Defense: FOIA Administration Personnel 2015 · Department of ...

FOIA.gov - Freedom of Information Act: Frequently Asked Questions ...

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... Information Act (FOIA) has provided the public the right to request access to records from .... Agencies can also allow expedited processing for additional reasons. ... Exemption 2: Information related solely to the internal personnel rules and ...

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and The Privacy Act | National ...

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Aug 23, 2016 ... FOIA and Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF); FOIA and Official Personnel Folders ... This right to access is limited when such information is protected from ... The Freedom of Information Act does allow, however, for certain ...

The Freedom of Information Act: U.S. Department of State - Freedom ...

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... Act (FOIA) generally provides that any person has the right to request access to federal ... personnel and medical files; law enforcement records or information ...

Introduction to FOIA - FOIAdvocates - Freedom of Information ...

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The Act provides that any person has a right which is enforceable in federal court, to maintain ... Whenever you speak with agency personnel on the telephone, send them a quick letter ... Consequently, access to information of the Federal Government can no longer be ... FOIA allows "any person" to request materials.

What is the Freedom of Information Act? | ICO

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The Freedom of Information Act 2000 provides public access to information held by ... In the white paper Your Right to Know, the government explained that the aim ... actions and allows public debate to be better informed and more productive.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Guidelines - IRS.gov

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The Freedom of Information Act established an effective statutory right that .... purpose for making the request to allow the IRS to determine the appropriate ... threat to an individual's life or physical safety qualifying for expedited access should .... Exemption 6 applies to personnel, medical, and similar files the disclosure ...

Citizen's Guide on Using the Freedom of Information Act

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13 F. Reasons access may be denied under the FOIA........... 15 1. Exemption 1.-- Classified documents.............. 15 2. Exemption 2.--Internal personnel rules and 16 practices. 3. ..... The act allows most individuals to seek access to Federal agency records ... The requester also has a right to appeal the denial and, if necessary, ...

Your Right to Federal Records - Electronic Privacy Information Center

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The FOIA provides access to all federal agency records (or portions of those records) ... and foreign relations information, (2) internal agency personnel rules and .... If you have not received a reply by the end of that time (be sure to allow for  ...