Overstretched professionals in every public authority are grappling with the chalk face implications of a raft of legislation relating to information use. This title offers a single point of reference and advice, which can be understood by the non-legal professional
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-196) and index
Introduction -- Data protection act of 1988 -- Definitions of personal data -- The scope of the Data Protection Act -- The data protection principles -- Access to personal data -- Data sharing -- The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004, SI 2004/3391 -- Scope of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 -- Application of exemptions and exceptions -- The public interest test -- Publication schemes -- Compliance, the Information Commissioner and the Information Tribunal -- Disclosure logs -- Records management -- Section 46 code of practice -- Other legislation -- Interaction of the legislation -- Summary
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