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Our publications are made available in accordance with our Guide to Information.

Freedom of Information Policy and Procedures

Published 01 Apr 2015

The Commissioner's policy and procedures for staff members, covering matters relating to Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulations.

How to make a Freedom of Information request

Published 01 Apr 2015

Guidance on how to make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request or an Environmental Information request (EIR).

How The Commissioner Handles Information Requests

Published 01 Apr 2015

Guidance for the public on how the Commissioner will process a request for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 or the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.