DID YOU KNOW
- Under Section 36 of the Freedom of Information Act, 1999. Citizens are entitled to the correction of personal information held by Public Authorities.
- Section 36(1) “where a document contains personal information of an individual and that individual alleges that the information is inaccurate, the Public Authority which holds the document may, on application, in writing … correct the information.”
- The word inaccurate within this section means incorrect, incomplete, misleading or not relevant to the purpose for which the document is held.