Freedom of Information
From 11 November 2019, the Association will be classified as a public authority under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. The Association will also be subject to the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.
The Freedom of Information legislation will place the following duties on the Association:
- A duty to respond to requests for information.
- A duty to publish information.
- A duty to offer advice and assistance to those requesting information.
More information will be made available as we approach 11 November 2019.