Monthly Archives: January 2014

FOISA Practitioner Course: A Successful Candidate’s Observations

Donald Maclean, Freedom of Information and Data Protection Officer at Perth College, recently successfully completed our certificated course; the Practitioner Certificate in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Here Donald shares his experience and tips for future delegates: I … Continue reading

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Act Now in Brunei

Act Now is pleased to announce that it has recently won a contract to deliver data protection consultancy services to the Government of Brunei. Negara Brunei Darussalam, to give Brunei its full name, is a small country located in Southeast … Continue reading

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Freedom of Information Caselaw Roundup

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI) applies to information held by a public authority or held on its behalf by another person (Section 3(2)). What of information about people working for a public authority but who are legally employed … Continue reading

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