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10001-declarations

96-IB28 Re: Freedom of Information Act Complaint against Sussex County Planning and Zoning Office

Written on: August 8th, 1996 in 10001 Declaration of Policy

The Complainant alleged that the Sussex County Planning and Zoning Office failed to provide her with requested records. The Office stated that the records, although required under statute, do not exist. Held: whether the Office violated the statute is not within the jurisdiction of the Office of the Attorney General. The Freedom of Information Act does not require a public body to create a record where the requested record does not exist, nor does FOIA require a public body to compile the requested data from other public records that may exist.


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10002h-pbody

95-IB02 RE: Freedom of Information Act Complaint 29 Del. C.§ 10005(e) Court on the Judiciary

Written on: January 24th, 1995 in 10002(h) Public Body

The Complainant alleged that the Court on the Judiciary improperly refused to allow him to review the record and non-sworn testimony of a case. Held: the deliberations of courts are not public meetings pursuant to 29 Del. C. 10004(h)(4) and the requested records from such deliberations are not public records that can be reviewed.


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