Test Your Knowledge Of The N.J. Open Public Records Act

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Test Your Knowledge Of The N.J. Open Public Records Act

Test your knowledge of the N. J. Open Public Records Act


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is the public allowed to find out what the local schools superintendent’s salary is?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Can your local government charge whatever it wants for you to copy a public report?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Your mayor e-mails the business administrator from a city computer to discuss trash pickup changes. Is that message a public record?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    The public can read correspondence sent to local government agencies. Does it have the same right regarding the state Legislature?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    Are police required to tell the public when a crime has been committed?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Does the attorney-client privilege prevent the public from seeing lawyer bills for government agencies?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Can the public obtain computerized records instead of getting paper copies?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Do people denied access to public records have to hire an attorney and sue in order to fight the denial?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Are Social Security numbers protected from disclosure under OPRA?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    Does OPRA apply to New Jersey courts?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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