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Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Kevin Dunion


This book is the only in-depth guide to Scotland’s freedom of information (FOI) regime. Written by Kevin Dunion, the first Scottish Information Commissioner, it provides detailed commentary on the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004. It is fully referenced, using the Commissioner’s own decisions and court judgements and provides a unique insight into the Commissioner’s role in determining appeals and ensuring adherence to the Code of Practice. It considers key issues of interpretation that have arisen since the law came into effect, including those exemptions c ... More

Keywords: freedom of information, Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, Scottish Information Commissioner, public interest, environmental information, Environmental Information Regulations, Code of Practice, personal information

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781845861223
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin Dunion, author
Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Planning, University of Strathclyde