UK Freedom of Information Act 2000

Came into force on 1 january 2005

Complete information:

“Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, anybody may request information from a public authority which has functions in England, Wales and/or Northern Ireland. The Act confers two statutory rights on applicants:

  • To be told whether or not the public authority holds that information; and if so,
  • To have that information communicated to them.”

Good FOI overview at Netsight:

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