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Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

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In this Act, unless the context requires a different interpretation—

  • “the Commissioner” means the Scottish Information Commissioner;

  • “body” includes an unincorporated association;

  • “decision notice” has the meaning given by section 49(5);

  • “enactment” includes an enactment comprised in, or in an instrument made under, an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

  • “enforcement notice” has the meaning given by section 51(1);

  • “exempt information” means information which is so described in any provision of Part 2;

  • “fees notice” has the meaning given by section 9(1);

  • “information” (subject to sections 50(9) and 64(2)) means information recorded in any form;

  • “information notice” has the meaning given by section 50(1);

  • “Minister of the Crown” has the same meaning as in the Ministers of the Crown Act 1975 (c. 26);

  • “the Parliamentary corporation” means the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body;

  • “publication scheme” has the meaning given by section 23(1)(a);

  • “refusal notice” has the meaning given by section 16(1) (including that section as read with section 18(2));

  • “requirement for review” has the meaning given by section 20(2);

  • “Scottish public authority” has the meaning given by section 3(1);

  • “subordinate legislation” has the same meaning as in the Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30) but includes an instrument made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament; and

  • “working day” means any day other than a Saturday, a Sunday, Christmas Day or a day which, under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 (c. 80), is a bank holiday in Scotland.

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