The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 24 April 2002, and received Royal Assent in May 2002. The Act came fully into force on 1st January 2005. The Scottish Information Commissioner is responsible for enforcing the Act.
The Act has three main strands: individual requests, the publication scheme, and records management.
Two different freedom of information acts came into force on 1 January 2005.
This page provides links to other websites that have useful information on freedom of information, both in Scotland and in the rest of the UK.
The Regulations complement the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
This article was published on Jun 27, 2012