Critics Hammer ‘Secrets’ Bill

Media, advocacy groups and lawyers yesterday faulted a cabinet bill on disclosure of records as so inadequate it “should be called the Guide To Keeping Secrets Act”, said one official. Witnesses told the Commons access committee the bill should be rewritten or withdrawn: “You give new tools to these officials and they will use it to the max.”

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