Example in practice
Canada’s Access to Information Act allows citizens to request online any public record from a federal body,2 with the exception of documents considered threatening to the security, economic, domestic, or international affairs of the country.
—— Article 19 Global Campaign for Free Expression.
—— The CarterCenter: Access to Information.
—— International Budget Partnership.
——UN Anti—Corruption Toolkit, Tool #19 Access to Information, p. 301.
—— UNDP Practical Guidance Note on the Right to Information.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, The Global Programme Against Corruption – UN Anti-Corruption Toolkit, 3rd edition (Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2004).
United Nations Development Programme, Human Development Report 2002 – Deeping Democracy in a Fragmented World (New York: OxfordUniversity Press, 2002)
T. Mendel, ‘Corruption, access to information and human development’, in: United Nations Development Programme, Tackling Corruption, Transforming Lives: Selected Background Papers for Asia-Pacific (New Delhi: Macmillan, 2009).