FOISA definition

Examples of FOISA in a sentence

  • Under section 12(1) of FOISA, a Scottish public authority need not comply with a request for information if the authority estimates that the cost of complying would exceed the £600 limit prescribed in the Fees Regulations.

  • In its second submission to the Commissioner (26 September 2008), the Council stated that as there was no formal contract with Butler & Young and, similarly, no details relating to the end of the agreement, it would be legitimate to argue that request 2 represented information which the Council did not hold in terms of section 17 of FOISA.

  • Although Data Protection Act concerns the data of living individuals, it is worth stressing that health records of a deceased person are also exempt under section 38 of FOISA for a period of 100 years after the date of the last entry in the records.7 Records not subject to FOI For archives containing personal data which are not subject to FOI an appropriate period of restricted access should be applied.

  • While the Commissioner believes that the Council has learnt from these mistakes, in this Decision Notice he must consider whether the Council complied with FOISA when dealing with Barr Ltd.’s request for review.

  • However, as detailed above, the Council has failed to comply with Part 1 of FOISA by variously failing to comply with the provisions of sections 1(1), 15, 17(1) and 21(1) of FOISA.


More Definitions of FOISA

FOISA means the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and any subordinate legislation (as defined in section 73 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002) made under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 from time to time together with any guidance and/or codes of practice issued by the Scottish Information Commissioner or relevant Government department in relation to such Act;
FOISA means the Freedom of Information Act (Scotland) Act 2002;
FOISA means the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and any subordinate legislation made under this Act together with any statutory codes of practice, guidance and decisions issued by the Scottish ministers and the Scottish Information Commissioner respectively, in relation to the Act and any subordinate legislation;
FOISA means the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002;
FOISA means the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.