Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2000


Welcome to this course on Freedom of Information in Scotland.

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 gives rights to almost anyone to see any recorded information held by any public body or government department in Scotland.

The purpose of the Act is to give people increased access to the wealth of information held by public bodies and government departments, therefore making them more transparent.

Course Content

  • The purpose and aims of the Act
  • The benefits of the Act for individuals, public bodies and government departments
  • The different types of request for information under the Act
  • Time limits and charges associated with a request
  • How to deal with a request
  • Exemptions under the Act

Course Duration

60 minutes

Target Audience

  • Public body and government employees

Available in

  • Audio
  • Non-Audio

Delivered Via

  • Intranet
  • Internet


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Price: £25.00