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Code of Practice on The Discharge of Functions by Scottish Public Authorities under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

DescriptionCode of Practice on the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 for Scottish Public Authorities
ISBN0755961722
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 16, 2006

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Scottish Executive Environment Group
July 2006

ISBN 0 7559 6172 2

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Contents

Introduction to the Code of Practice
Enforcement arrangements
Copyright

Code of Practice

Training
Active dissemination
Provision of advice and assistance
Form and format
Timeliness in dealing with requests
Charges
Transferring requests for information
Consultation with third parties
EISRs and public sector contracts
Accepting information in confidence from third parties
Consultation with other administrations
Refusal of request
Monitoring
Procedure for review

On the Discharge of the Functions of Scottish Public Authorities under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Scottish Ministers, after consulting the Scottish Information Commissioner, issue the following Code of Practice pursuant to regulation 18(1) of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Laid before the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 6 th July 2006 pursuant to regulation 18(4) of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.