Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act 2003

Amendment of section 6 (right of access to records) of Principal Act.

4.—Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended by the addition of the following subsection:

“(11) (a) In subsection (4) to (6), ‘commencement of this Act’, in relation to local authorities and health boards, means 21 October, 1998.

(b) In subsection (9), ‘person’ does not include a public body or any other body, organisation or group that is specified in clauses (a) to (g) of subparagraph (5) of paragraph 1 of the First Schedule and does not stand prescribed for the time being for the purposes of that subparagraph.”.