Freedom of Information Act 2000

Functions of Advisory Council on Public Records

1In section 1 of the [1958 c. 51.] Public Records Act 1958 (general responsibility of the Lord Chancellor for public records), after subsection (2) there is inserted—

(2A)The matters on which the Advisory Council on Public Records may advise the Lord Chancellor include matters relating to the application of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to information contained in public records which are historical records within the meaning of Part VI of that Act.