Public Sector Information

HMSO subsumed by OPSI

“With the implementation of the EU Directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information in 2005 it was decided that there was a need for a dedicated body to be the principal focal point for advising on and regulating the operation of public sector information re-use. The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) has been […]

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Re-use of public sector information: draft regulations

While the Freedom of Information Act is concerned with access to public sector information (PSI), new Regulations will be made concerning its re-use. HMSO has issued a consultation document and draft regulations implementing the EU Directive on Re-use of PSI which must be implemented by member states by 1 July 2005. The deadline for responses […]

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Public sector information – exploiting the intellectual capital

At a meeting on 1 November to celebrate 5 years of free law via BAILII, Richard Susskind outlined current developments regarding re-use of Public Sector Information (PSI). He chairs the Advisory Panel on PSI whose job is to advise the Government so that this asset is protected and exploited and its value is maximised. Central […]

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