New Guidance from Scottish Commissioner

Another two new briefings on the exemptions contained in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act have been added to the Scottish Commissioner’s website this month. The new briefings cover section 39 (Health, safety and the environment) and section 33 (Commercial interests and economy). More briefings will be added to the website shortly.

A full list of briefings available so far can be found in the Briefings section of the website.

If you’d like to be kept updated about news from the Scottish Information Commissioner, you can subscribe by registering at http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/news/register.htm.

It’s also worth noting the superior quality and user-friendliness of the Scottish Commissioner’s website compared to its UK equivalent. I have heard numerous promises made by the UK Commissioner that their website will be re-designed but it has yet to happen.

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