Freedom of Information Act 2000


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Freedom of Information Act 2000

UK legislation that guarantees public access to information. The FoIA grants any person the right, subject to certain exclusions, to any type of recorded information held by a public authority within 20 days of the request—even information prior to enactment of the law—unless there are clear extenuating circumstances.
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The Freedom of Information Act 2000 was brought in to allow public "right of access" to information held by public authorities.
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, any comments received may be made public.
In 2005 Guardian journalist Rob Evans applied to see a number of written communications between Charles and various government ministers, seeking disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
There is a law known as the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and under these laws you are entitled to any information (usually free of charge) that is held by a council or highways agency about a road and the safety inspections of it.
There is a law known as the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and under these laws you are entitled to any information (usually |Make sure you've free of charge) that is held by a council or highways agency about a road and the safety inspections of it.
There is a law known as the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and under these laws you are entitled to any |Make sure information (usually free of charge) that is held by a council or highways agency about a road and the safety inspections of it.
Earlier this month, Mr Morris presented legislation to the House of Commons to amend the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to apply to private healthcare companies.
The data, for the period covering the 2010 World Cup and the same period in 2009, was obtained under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, which enables members of the public to request official information from public bodies.
THE Freedom of Information Act 2000 was designed to make the Government and its agencies more transparent.
Although some of the data is available to the public through the Freedom of Information Act 2000, one of the databases contained personal contact details of suppliers including names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, along with specific details of the council's almost [pounds sterling]83m spend over three years.
You should also be aware that there may be circumstances in which the Regulators will be required to communicate information to third parties on request, in order to comply with their obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004
The UEA says it takes "very seriously" its responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Environmental Information Regulations 2004, and the Data Protection Act 1998 "and has, in all cases, handled and responded to requests in accordance with its obligations under each particular piece of legislation.
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