National Archives of New Zealand Fears Top Secret Documents to be Released

Posted by admin on Nov 3, 2010

As per fears expressed by the National Archives of Australia in Canberra some top secret documents have a chance of being released inadvertently to the public under the pretext of alterations to freedom of information (FOI) laws.

Under these alterations several documents which also include some from the cabinet will be released publicly after duration of 20 years in place of the present 30 years. Ross Gibbs, the director-general of Archives said that the relaxation of the rules of FOI is going to be good news for the public.

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