10 Aug 2017

Information law further enforced in Vanuatu

2:30 pm on 10 August 2017

Seven government departments in Vanuatu are now formally obliged to provide access to information after a signing ceremony this week.

Ousted Vanuatu Prime Minister Joe Natuman

Joe Natuman Photo: RNZI / Kim Baker-Wilson

Acting Prime Minister Joe Natuman has signed the first enforcement order under the Right to Information Act brought in earlier this year.

The agencies listed are the Departments of Statistics, Customs, Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock, Tourism, and the Office of the Government's Chief Information Officer.