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Funding the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004: The Use of Proactive Disclosure

Last month the research team posted on the use of fees by public authorities, highlighting the gap between the intended use of fees by public authorities and their actual use in practice.¬†While this gap is problematic, it can be partially … Continue reading

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Funding the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004: Fees in Practice

Last month¬†the research team posted on the power granted to public authorities to levy fees for disclosing environmental information under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EI(S)R). The role of costs in guaranteeing the right of access to environmental information … Continue reading

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Funding the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004: Fees and Fee Waivers

The public are entitled to request access to environmental information held by public authorities, but charges can be levied where responding to a request and disclosing the information involves costs. Public authorities in Scotland have implemented markedly different rules on … Continue reading

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