TITLE

ICO takes tougher approach to FOI enforcement

PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
IM@T.Online;Aug/Sep2010, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) of Great Britain has set regulatory measures for public authorities which fail to meet the guidelines of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or the 2004 Environmental Information Regulations (EIR). Views of Mick Gorrill, the ICO's head of enforcement, on the impact of these regulations on authorities are given. It is stated that the organisations failing to respond to requests in a set time period will be the main target.
ACCESSION #
55664000

 

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