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==Main laws for accessing information==
 
==Main laws for accessing information==
 
The following sections are the various laws that apply to FOI requests.  Each section contains more details on process and exemption guidance:
 
The following sections are the various laws that apply to FOI requests.  Each section contains more details on process and exemption guidance:
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*[[The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2000]] (No. 3272)
 
*[[The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2000]] (No. 3272)
 
*[[The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2002]] (No. 716)
 
*[[The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2002]] (No. 716)
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==Court Records==
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Rule 5.4 of the Civil Procedure Rules covers with access to court documents in civil proceedings in the county courts, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Under that rule (on payment of the set fee) can inspect and take a copy of:
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(a) a claim form which has been served,
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(b) a judgment or order given or made in public, and
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c) any other document (with the court's gives permission)
  
 
===Other===
 
===Other===

Revision as of 18:56, 10 March 2009

Main laws for accessing information

The following sections are the various laws that apply to FOI requests. Each section contains more details on process and exemption guidance:

England, Wales & Northern Ireland:


Scotland

United Kingdom

Joint North/South Bodies (Northern Ireland / Republic of Ireland)

Other laws giving rights to information

These lists are not exhaustive.

Local Authorities


Court Records

Rule 5.4 of the Civil Procedure Rules covers with access to court documents in civil proceedings in the county courts, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Under that rule (on payment of the set fee) can inspect and take a copy of: (a) a claim form which has been served, (b) a judgment or order given or made in public, and c) any other document (with the court's gives permission)

Other