December 5, 2019

Cayman: The Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 72 involving the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Investment

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The Office of Ombudsman says two applicants made a request under the Freedom of Information Law (2018 Revision) for an agreement between the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Investment and Tech City, a private company.  The Ministry disclosed most of the agreement, but the redactions of some parts were disputed by the applicants.  The Ombudsman […]

Cayman Islands Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 70 involving the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture & Housing

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An Applicant requested details of any payment/settlement with the Director of Environmental Health in relation to his resignation/retirement from the civil service, including salary, pension, healthcare and any other financial settlement. The Ombudsman agreed with the Applicant that the requested record involves the expenditure of public funds and that there is a legitimate public interest […]

Office of the Ombudsman Cayman Islands – Hearing Decision 66 involving the Department of Labour & Pensions

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OMB Press Release The Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 66 involving the Department of Labour and Pensions. An applicant requested a variety of records from the Department of Labour and Pensions, relating to amendments made to a pension plan trust deed in 2016 and 2017. The Department referred the bulk of the request to the pension […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration are a law unto themselves

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The Immigration Department are very lucky they won their case of not being forced to provide an Internal Review to a private company for a) the reasons for the fine they imposed on the company and b) the written reasons for a decision which the company alleged had adversely affected their interests in regard to […]

ICO releases Hearing Decision 54 involving Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service

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In November 2016 an Applicant requested access to a workplace investigation report about her which was written in response to a complaint by an inmate. The matter was appealed to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). After an attempt was made to find an amicable resolution to the dispute, the matter was referred to the Acting […]

Cayman Islands Information Commissioner releases decision relating to Pension Law

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ICO releases Hearing Decision #46 involving Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs On 23 May 2014 an applicant made a request under the Freedom of Information Law 2007 (FOI Law) to the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs (the Ministry)  for records relating to the revision of the National Pension Law (Investment Regulations).  […]

Cayman Islands ICO rules to release CIAA records

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ICO releases Hearing Decision 50 involving records of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) In March 2015 an applicant requested access to records relating to an event dated 22 March 2015 involving two airplanes, which the Cayman Islands Airports Authority had investigated. The public authority withheld certain information under section 21(1)(b) (information concerning the commercial […]