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 Enforcement Policy

The Commissioner is the statutory body responsible for promoting and enforcing Scotland's freedom of information (FOI) laws:

  • The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
  • The Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004, and
  • The INSPIRE (Scotland) Regulations 2009.

Our Enforcement Policy sets out what the Commissioner will enforce and the outcomes that enforcement aims to achieve.

 PDF iconEnforcement Policy

The Enforcement Policy is supported by:

 The Commissioner also publishes:

  • Decisions Database: Here you can search for all decisions, by number, name of applicant, name of authority and outcome.


Related information

Read more about FOI law in Scotland.

Read more about Appealing to the Scottish Information Commissioner


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