Taking a closer look at the independence of the ICO

May 14, 2024

What does it mean for the ICO to be an independent office, and what does ‘independence’ look like in practice?… Read more

February 2024 Decisions Roundup

March 20, 2024

In February 2024, the Information Commissioner received 8 new applications, closed 8 cases (2 withdraws, 6 decisions). As of 29… Read more

The PATI Act & the publishing of public contract details

February 2, 2024

On 1 April 2015, the Public Access to Information Act 2010 went into effect. Section 6(6) of the PATI Act… Read more

Information Commissioner’s Compliance Enforcement Policy & Handbook Available

January 18, 2024

Around this time every year, as part of the Information Commissioner’s oversight, the ICO receives annual updates from government departments… Read more

December Decisions Roundup

January 12, 2024

In December 2023, the Information Commissioner received five new applications, issued twelve decisions, resolved one review and found one application… Read more

The Latest ICO Guidances

January 4, 2024

Did you know the ICO publishes Guidances on the exemptions and other key provisions in the PATI Act? Each Guidance… Read more

October Decisions Roundup

November 7, 2023

In October 2023, the Information Commissioner issued four decisions: Decisions 35/2023 and 36/2023, Bermuda Police Service For Decisions 35/2023 and… Read more

September Decisions Roundup

October 11, 2023

In September 2023, the Information Commissioner issued three decisions and closed one case as invalid. Decision 32/2023, Ministry of Economy… Read more

Information Commissioner’s International Right to Know Day Message

September 28, 2023

This year marks Bermuda’s 9th commemoration of International Right to Know Day. The Information Commissioner Office’s (ICO) theme for 2023,… Read more