FOI Model Publication Scheme

Introduction

The Local Government Management Agency has prepared and published a Publication Scheme concerning the Information of the Agency in conformity with a Model and Guidelines made by the Minister for Public, Expenditure and Reform under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014.

The scheme is designed to facilitate the provision of information to the greatest extend possible, except for information exempt under the Act and, in preparing, reviewing or revising a Publication Scheme, an FOI Body shall have regard to the public interest in:

(a)          allowing public access to information held by the FOI Body;

(b)          the publication of reasons for decisions made by the FOI body; and

(c)           publishing information of relevance or interest to the general public in relation to its activities and functions generally.