Explanatory Notes

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

2002 asp 13

28 May 2002

The Act – Section by Section

Part 7 – Miscellaneous and supplemental

Section 65 – Offence of altering etc. records with intent to prevent disclosure

156.Under section 68, the offence to alter, deface, block, erase, destroy or conceal records cannot be committed by the Scottish Parliament, Parliamentary corporation or the Scottish Administration, but can be committed by officials of those authorities.