Updated to 6 September 2017

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act other than s. 8 14 October 2015 Commenced for specified bodies (S.I. No. 103 of 2015)
Whole Act other than s. 8 14 October 2014 Commenced on enactment (subject to s. 1(3))
S. 8 14 October 2015 or earlier S. 1(4)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Saver European Union (Award of Contracts by Utility Undertakings) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 286 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 38(2)(b)
  European Union (Award of Public Authority Contracts) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 284 of 2016), regs. 1(2), 21(2)(b)
S. 2 references to "the Office of the Pensions Ombudsman" to be construed as "the Office of the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman" 22/2017, s. 29
S. 2(1) date specified Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Effective Date for Certain Bodies) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 148 of 2015), arts. 2, 3
S. 6(1) application restricted Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Exempted Public Bodies) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 144 of 2015), arts. 3(1)-(2), schedule
S. 9(1) application extended Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 53 of 2017), reg. 4
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 558 of 2016), regs. 4, 6, 7, 8
S. 10(1) application extended Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 53 of 2017), reg. 5
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 558 of 2016), regs. 5, 6, 7, 8
S. 22(1)(d) amount prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014), reg. 5
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 6(1)
S. 27(3)(a) amount prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014) reg. 3(1)(a)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 3(1)
S. 27(3)(b) amount prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014) reg. 3(1)(b)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 5(1)
S. 27(3)(c) amount prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014) reg. 3(2)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 3(2)
S. 27(3)(d) amount prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014) reg. 3(3)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 3(3)
S. 27(12)(b) amount prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014) reg. 3(4)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 3(4)
S. 27(13)(a)(i) fee prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014) reg. 4(1), (3), 6
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 4(1), (3)(a), 7
S. 27(13)(a)(ii) fee prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014) reg. 4(2), (4), 6
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014), regs. 1(2), 4(2), (3)(b), 7
S. 32(4) amended Prisons Act 2015 (No. 57 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 22
S. 34(6)(b) ministers prescribed Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Section 34(6)(b)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 452 of 2016), reg. 2
S. 37(1) application restricted Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Section 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 218 of 2016), reg. 4
S. 42(c)(iii) amended Independent Reporting Commission Act 2017 (25/2017), ss. 9(a), 12(2)
S. 42(c)(iv) amended Independent Reporting Commission Act 2017 (25/2017), ss. 9(b), 12(2)
S. 42(c)(v) inserted Independent Reporting Commission Act 2017 (25/2017), ss. 9(c), 12(2)
Sch. 1, pt 1(k) amended National Minimum Wage (Low Pay Commission) Act (No. 22 of 2015), ss. 19(1), 19(2)
Sch. 1 references construed Workplace Relations Act 2015 (No. 16 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 57(2), (3)
Sch. 1, pt. 1, para. (ai) amended Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017 (22/2017), ss. 1(2), 76(b)
Sch. 1, pt. 1, para. (aj) inserted Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017 (22/2017), ss. 1(2), 76(c)
Sch. 1, pt. 1, paras. (ab), (ae) deleted Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Act 2017 (22/2017), ss. 1(2), 76(a)
Schs. 1& 2 references to the Financial Services Ombudsman, the Deputy Financial Services Ombudsman or the Pensions Ombudsman shall, on and after the establishment day, be construed as Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman 22/2017, s. 29(3)
Sch. 3, pt. 1 amended Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Amendment of Schedule 3) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 330 of 2016), reg. 2
Sch. 3 pt. 1 col. (2) amended Minerals Development Act 2017 (23/2017), ss. 1(2), 251(a)
Sch. 3 pt. 1 col. (3) amended Minerals Development Act 2017 (23/2017), ss. 1(2), 251(b)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 53 of 2017)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 558 of 2016)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Section 34(6)(b)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 452 of 2016)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Amendment of Schedule 3) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 330 of 2016)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Section 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 218 of 2016)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014)
S. 6(5) Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Effective Date for Certain Bodies) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 148 of 2015)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Exempted Public Bodies) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 144 of 2015)
S. 9(6) Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 53 of 2017)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 558 of 2016)
S. 10(6) Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 53 of 2017)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 558 of 2016)
S. 27 Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 531 of 2014)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Fees) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 484 of 2014)
S. 37(8) Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 53 of 2017)
  Freedom of Information Act 2014 (Sections 9(6), 10(6) and 37(8)) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 558 of 2016)
S. 54 and sch. 5 Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Section 47(3)) Regulations1998 (S.I. No. 139 of 1998)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Section 25(6)) Regulations1998 (S.I. No. 520 of 1998)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Section 6(4)(b)) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 46 of 1999)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Prescribed Bodies) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 329 of 1999)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Prescribed Bodies) (No. 2) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 115 of 2000)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Prescribed Bodies) (No. 2) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 127 of 2001)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Classes of Health Professionals) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 368 of 2001)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Fees) Regulations2003 (S.I. No. 264 of 2003)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Section 17(6)) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 385 of 2009)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Section 18(5A)) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 386 of 2009)
  Freedom of Information Act 1997 (Section 28(6)) Regulations2009 (S.I. No. 387 of 2009)