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Published: 14 April 2016

944 Pages


ISBN: 9780198724452

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A new practitioner law publication

Macdonald on the Law of Freedom of Information

Third Edition

Edited by John Macdonald QC and Ross Crail

  • Fully revised and updated edition of this well-respected practitioner text, considering the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.
  • Concise and clear language makes complex issues accessible.
  • A comprehensive and authoritative statement of the law for professionals, offering practical guidance throughout.

New to this Edition:

  • Includes new and important decisions reached by the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights), and at first instance in the High Court.
  • Updated guidance on use of the Act by the Information Commissioner and the Department of Justice, and amendments to the Act and the regulations.
  • Updated coverage of privacy, confidentiality, and the Human Rights Act.
  • A new chapter on the internet, covering problems and challenges, and privacy and anonymity.
  • Covers the impact of the Scottish independence referendum on the different freedom of information regime in Scotland.

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