Freedom of Information
Freedom of Information Act 2014
The Freedom of Information Act 2014, was signed by the President on Tuesday, 14th October 2014, and became effective on that day, subject to certain commencement dates for the specific provisions set out in section 1 of the Act.
The FOI Act provides, that from the effective date, every person has the following legal rights:
- the right to access official records held by Government Departments or other public bodies as defined by the act.
- the right to have personal information held on them corrected or updated where such information is incomplete, incorrect or misleading;
- the right to be given reasons for decisions taken by public bodies that affect them.
All FOI requests and queries should be directed to the FOI officer Ms Carmel Hayes.
Useful Information and Documents
Freedom of Information FAQs - Department of Public Expenditure and Reform FOI Central Policy Unit