FOIA

Overview of the Freedom of Information Act 2000

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1. Background

1.1. Lobbying in the 1990s

1.2. Concerns about "conspiracies"

1.2.1. Untitled

1.2.1.1. Major human disasters

1.2.1.1.1. Untitled

1.2.1.2. Political incidents

1.2.1.2.1. Untitled

1.3. USA example

1.3.1. Untitled

1.3.1.1. Legislation since 1967

1.3.1.1.1. Untitled

1.3.1.2. Recent example

1.3.1.2.1. Photos of US military coffins returning from Iraq

1.3.1.2.2. NY Judge orders CIA to hand over records on Iraq

1.3.1.3. Some UK info

1.3.1.3.1. Available in the USA

1.3.1.3.2. Not available in the UK

1.4. Recent coverage

1.4.1. Early coverage

1.4.1.1. UFO reports: Independent 3-2-05

1.4.1.2. Lack of Govt Info: Independent 2-2-05

1.4.1.3. Delay in responses: FT 2-2-05

1.4.2. Last few days

1.4.2.1. 515 stories between 1-6-07 and 30-6-07

1.4.2.2. Wide range of topics

2. Law

2.1. The Acts

2.1.1. Untitled

2.1.1.1. What is it about?

2.1.1.1.1. Untitled

2.1.1.2. What information?

2.1.1.2.1. Untitled

2.1.1.3. Who can request?

2.1.1.3.1. Untitled

2.1.1.4. How can they request?

2.1.1.4.1. S8

2.1.1.4.2. Form

2.1.1.4.3. Content

2.1.1.5. Handling requests

2.1.1.5.1. Untitled

2.1.1.6. The Information Commissioner

2.1.1.6.1. Information Commissioner

2.1.1.6.2. Scottish Information Commissioner

2.1.1.7. Enforcement & complaints

2.1.1.7.1. Untitled

2.2. Statutory Instruments

2.2.1. Untitled

2.2.1.1. Information Tribunal provisions

2.2.1.2. Time for compliance

2.2.1.3. Fees

2.3. Codes

2.3.1. Nature

2.3.1.1. Untitled

2.3.1.1.1. Non-binding

2.3.1.1.2. Failure to follow might mean breach of Act!

2.3.1.2. Untitled

2.3.1.2.1. Secretary of State

2.3.1.2.2. Scottish Ministers

2.3.1.2.3. Lord Chancellor

2.4. Guidance

2.4.1. Information Commissioner

2.4.1.1. Http://www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk/

2.4.2. Scottish Information Commissioner

2.4.2.1. Http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/