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Definition: The legal right, subject to certain exclusions, of the public, to access and correct public records. The right of access is balanced by the need to protect individual privacy. Sometimes referred to as 'Access to Information'.
See also keywords:  Privacy


The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) works to promote, protect and develop those human rights which serve as the foundation for or underpin democracy, including the rights to freedom of expression, to vote and participate in governance, to access information and to freedom of assembly and association. Their website provides access to reports, publications and papers relating to democracy rights. It also contains analyses of draft laws from various jurisdictions and outlines details of various projects in which the CLD is involved.

Related keywords: Civil liberties, Freedom of information, Human rights, Public policy