ENHANCEMENT OF INFORMATION OF PENANG 2010 (FOI)
The Penang State Government under the Efficient, Accountable and Transparent administration (CAT) administration policies has strived to ensure Penangans are given the freedom to access information through proper and accurate channels. In line with this purpose, the Penang Freedom of Information Enactment 2010 has been gazetted.
The Enactment of the Penang Enactment Enactment 2010 [Enactment 16] was gazetted on 2 February 2012 and with effect from 1 January 2015. For the purposes of the enactment of this Enactment 16, two (2) subsidiary laws relating to the Enactment have been prepared and effective January 1, 2015. Two (2) intended subsidiaries are as follows:
Penang Freedom of Information (Access to Information) Regulations 2014; and
The Rules of Information Liberty Appeal Board of Penang 2014
Any individual who wishes to obtain any information from the State Government Department, State Statutory Bodies and Local Authorities, the application may be made in accordance with the provisions of the regulations set out in the Enactment and the laws of the subsidiary. An application for information or access to information must be made to the Information Officer at the relevant department.
Should you need any information or assistance on this matter, please contact the officers at the Management Services Division, Penang State Secretary Office as follows:
1. Imran Afandy bin Rusli
Direct line: 04- 650 5480
2. Ambika Devi a / p Daran
Direct line: 04- 650 5662
3. Mazni binti Zainal
Direct line: 04- 650 5222
The Special Freedom of Information Enactment (FOI) counter has been opened at the 3rd floor counter, KOMTAR with effect from 12 January 2015 and will operate from 8.00 am to 5 pm. The liaison officer was placed at the special counter.
- Download the Penang Freedom of Information (Access to Information) Regulations 2014
- Downloads and Rules of the Penang Freedom of Information Appeal Board 2010
- Download Links IO List of Freedom of Information in Penang 2010 (FOI)
- Download the Penang Freedom of Information Enactment 2010 (FOI)
- Download Application Form For Access To Information (Form A)