First-Tier Tribunal suspends all information rights cases for 28 days

April 2nd, 2020 by Peter Lockley

By Directions dated 1 April 2020, the FTT has issued a general stay of ALL PROCEEDINGS under section 48 of the Data Protection Act 1998, section 162 of the Data Protection Act 2018 and section 57 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, lasting 28 days from the date of the Directions. The stay will not apply to cases with specific directions issued on or after 1 April 28 days, and Parties can apply for a variation in a particular case, giving reasons and copying the Information Commissioner.

Please find the Notice here.

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