There are several laws dealing with access to information, which apply in Scotland. The Scottish Information Commissioner is responsible for enforcing and promoting three of these.
These laws only apply in Scotland. There is equivalent legislation which covers the rest of the UK, which is promoted and enforced by The UK Information Commissioner.
Some of the UK Acts also apply in Scotland:
If you need help accessing personal information or information from a UK public authority, you should contact The UK Information Commissioner - helpline 0303 123 1113 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you can't find what you're looking for here, please contact us. We are pleased to provide advice about Scottish freedom of information laws by phone, letter or email.