GREYHOUND RACING INDUSTRY BAN
Production of Documents: Further Order
Dr MEHREEN FARUQI ( 11:04 ): I seek leave to amend Private Members’ Business item No. 1198 outside the Order of Precedence as follows:
(1)Omit paragraph 1 (a) (iii).
(2)In paragraph 1 (b):
(a)omit “within seven days” and insert instead “within 14 days”; and
(b)omit “subject to a claim of confidential personal information privilege (Category B)” and insert instead “subject to a claim of confidential personal information privilege (Category B) or commercial in sconfidence / regulatory documents (Category D)”.
Accordingly, I move:
(1) That, in view of the report of the Independent Legal Arbiter, the Hon. Keith Mason, AC, QC , dated 14 February 2017, on the disputed claim of privilege on documents relating to a further order for papers regarding greyhound welfare, this House:
(a) orders that the documents subject to the following claims of privilege and considered by the Indepe ndent Legal Arbiter not to be privileged be laid upon the table by the Clerk:
(i) documents produced to the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound Industry in New South Wales (Category A);
(ii) client l egal privilege (Category C).
(b) orders that Greyhound Racing NSW produce within 14 days of the date of passing of this resolution a redacted version of documents subject to a claim of confidential personal information privilege (Category B) of commercial-in-confidence/regulatory document s (Category D) considered by the Independent Legal Arbiter not to be privileged with the following information omitted:
(i) the personal information of those informants who may be at risk of harm in the event that those personal details were published;
(i i) the personal information of informants who have called the GRNSW 1800 Hotline; and
(iii) information of participants who, in GRNSW’s view, have been the subject of spurious complaints.
(2) That, on tabling, the documents are authorised to be published.
Motion agreed to.