Freedom of Information
The Information Commissioner is responsible for ensuring that all public authorities comply with the Act.
No, Section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act exempts any information that constitutes personal data.
Requests for personal information will be dealt with in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
No, although the Freedom of Information Act came into effect from 1 January 2005, it is fully retrospective.
If you want to access information not provided within the publication scheme, you can submit a Freedom of Information Request.
There are currently no charges for information contained in the Publication Scheme.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives two related rights
- The right to be told whether the information exists
- The right to receive the information (subject to exemptions)