Hiba Ali, a University of London LLB student, made a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for information concerning the university’s delay in publishing the Property Law chief examiner’s reports for 2018 and 2019. The University has responded to the request.
Hiba Ali’s questions and the University’s responses are reproduced below:
1. Are there any plans to produce the chief examiner’s reports in Property Law for 2018 and 2019?
Yes – the University apologises for the delay and any inconvenience this may have caused.
2. If yes, when does the University expect to publish the chief examiner’s reports in Property Law?
By early 2020
3. What were the reasons for the delay? Has the chief examiner been asked to produce reports for the Property Law exam?
The reasons for the delay are exempt under s40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act where disclosure would breach the data protection principles.
[Note: Section 40 of FOIA, referred to in the response to question 3, provides an exemption from the right to information if it is personal data as defined in the Data Protection Act.]
4. Is there currently a chief examiner in Property Law? Or was there any change?
Yes, there is currently a chief examiner in Property Law.
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