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Disclosure of research information under the Freedom of Information Act

United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research.

Disclosure of research information under the Freedom of Information Act

report and recommendations

by United States. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare] in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research Support as Topic -- legislation & jurisprudence.,
  • Human Experimentation -- legislation & jurisprudence.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFreedom of Information Act.
    Statementthe National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research.
    SeriesDHEW publication -- no. (OS) 77-0003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14731971M

    The amendments to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) mandate publicly accessible "electronic reading rooms" with agency FOIA response materials and other information routinely available to the public, with electronic search and indexing features. The request must: (1) be in writing, (2) specifically cite the Freedom of Information Act, (3) reasonably describe the records sought (by name, date, and subject matter), and (4) indicate a willingness to pay fees or ask for a fee waiver. Be sure to state your name, address, and telephone number on your request.

    The guide looks at the restrictions on disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, including the circumstances in which a request under the Freedom of Information Act must be declined, so as to protect personal data. This rule amends the Agency's regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The regulation has been revised to update and implement the relevant provisions of the Freedom of Information Act as required under that statute. This document will assist interested parties in obtaining access to Millennium Challenge Corporation public records.

    FOIA Basics. What is the FOIA? Enacted in , The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a federal law that establishes the public's right to obtain information from federal government agencies. The FOIA is codified at 5 U.S.C. Section The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § , was enacted in and generally provides that: Any person has the right to request access to federal agency records or information.; All agencies of the U.S. Government are required to disclose records upon receiving a written request for them.


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A person has a legally enforceable right of access to a document of an agency or an official document of a minister unless the document is exempt or conditionally exempt.A UK Research and Innovation Publication Scheme to help you locate and access information is currently under development.

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