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Nova Scotia (Public Prosecutions Service) v. FitzGerald Estate 2015 NSCA 38 

On April 22, 2015, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal released its decision in Nova Scotia (Public Prosecutions Service) v. FitzGerald Estate, 2015 NSCA 38. The Court of Appeal found that the judge erred in his interpretation and application of both the discretionary exemption dealing with prosecutorial discretion [s. 15(1)(f)], and the mandatory exemption that protects third party personal information from disclosure.  In addition, by importing the Stinchcombe disclosure rights into the FOIPOP Act, he committed palpable and overriding errors of fact.  

 

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