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The Crown Dependencies ([[Jersey]], [[Guernsey]], and the [[Isle of Man]]) have largely separate laws from the United Kingdom, and aren't covered by the [[Freedom of Information Act 2000]].  There are moves afoot to bring in Freedom of Information laws in the Dependencies, generally along the lines of those in the UK.
 
The Crown Dependencies ([[Jersey]], [[Guernsey]], and the [[Isle of Man]]) have largely separate laws from the United Kingdom, and aren't covered by the [[Freedom of Information Act 2000]].  There are moves afoot to bring in Freedom of Information laws in the Dependencies, generally along the lines of those in the UK.
  
In [[Jersey]], a draft Freedom of Information Law was introduced in 2011.
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In [[Jersey]], the [[Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011]] came into force on 1st January 2015.
  
In the [[Isle of Man]], a [http://www.tynwald.org.im/papers/bills/current/b086.pdf Freedom of Information Bill] was introduced in the House of Keys in 2011, in the last sitting before the general election.  It will presumably be reintroduced in the new parliament.
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In the [[Isle of Man]], a Freedom of Information Bill was passed by Tynwald in 2014-15 and awaits Royal Assent.
  
 
In [[Guernsey]], the Policy Council [http://www.gov.gg/ccm/treasury-and-resources/press-releases/2008/policy-council-to-investigate-freedom-of-information.en investigated Freedom of Information] in June, and supported the concept of greater transparency.
 
In [[Guernsey]], the Policy Council [http://www.gov.gg/ccm/treasury-and-resources/press-releases/2008/policy-council-to-investigate-freedom-of-information.en investigated Freedom of Information] in June, and supported the concept of greater transparency.

Latest revision as of 17:42, 1 June 2015

The Crown Dependencies (Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) have largely separate laws from the United Kingdom, and aren't covered by the Freedom of Information Act 2000. There are moves afoot to bring in Freedom of Information laws in the Dependencies, generally along the lines of those in the UK.

In Jersey, the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 came into force on 1st January 2015.

In the Isle of Man, a Freedom of Information Bill was passed by Tynwald in 2014-15 and awaits Royal Assent.

In Guernsey, the Policy Council investigated Freedom of Information in June, and supported the concept of greater transparency.

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