Information law

Information law guidance:

In brief A public authority need not disclose information following a request for information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) if: • the...

Practice Note

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note collates and summarises notable archived decisions and case law rulings relating...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679...

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Most information produced by central government bodies and government ministers in the UK enjoys Crown copyright status, and the majority of Crown copyright information,...

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Reading a request objectively Where a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA 2000) is phrased clearly and unambiguously, the receiving public authority...

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This Practice Note focuses on the key points for public authorities to consider when complying with a freedom of information request. Under the Freedom of Information Act...

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The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 4 May 2016. Its provisions became...

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Historical and policy context Crown copyright came into being as a result of the extensive piracy of government publications during the 19th century, ordnance maps in...

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Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

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Produced in partnership with JP Buckley, Rachel Edwards and Andrew Mills of Shoosmiths DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the...

Precedents

Produced in partnership with JP Buckley, Rachel Edwards and Andrew Mills of Shoosmiths DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the...

Precedents

DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

Precedents

DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

Precedents

DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

Precedents

DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

Precedents

Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

Practice Note

Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

Practice Note

Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

Practice Note

Brexit: On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. During this...

Practice Note

Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting,...

Precedents

DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

Precedents

Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Produced in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood Definitions 1 In this Agreement, unless the context otherwise requires, the following words and...

Precedents

A requestor, or more appropriately a complainant, may complain about the way a request for environmental information has been handled if they consider that a public...

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Updated in partnership with Patrick Senior of Stephenson Harwood Where requests under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR 2004), SI 2004/3391 are phrased...

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