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Members FAQ

FOI Practitioners often have questions about how they should administer FOI. These questions will tend to vary from those that the general public ask. This section contains details on the most commonly asked questions. At the moment they are static questions however it is our hope that over time they will be updated based on the questions that are being asked in the forum.

Questions related to Fees

Questions related to Personal Information

Questions related to Model Publication Scheme

General FAQ’s

Questions related to the Office of the Information Commissioner

Questions related to Third Party Consultation

Can I accept a request by e-mail?

The Freedom of Information Act 2014 allows for requests to be made by e-mail. In the instances where the requester is seeking personal information any identification that the decision maker requires needs to be made available even though the request is by e-mail.