The Freedom of Information (Removal of References to Public Authorities) Order 2018

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2018/185

2018 No. 185

Freedom Of Information

The Freedom of Information (Removal of References to Public Authorities) Order 2018

Made 8th February 2018

Laid before Parliament 14th February 2018

Coming into force 1st May 2018

The Minister for the Cabinet Office makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 4(5) of the Freedom of Information Act 20001and now concurrently vested in the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Freedom of Information (Removal of References to Public Authorities) Order 2018.

(2) This Order comes into force on 1st May 2018.

(3) In this Order, “the Act” means the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

S-2 Removal of references to public authorities

Removal of references to public authorities

2.—(1) In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Act (other public bodies and offices: general) omit the entries listed in Part 1 of the Schedule to this Order.

(2) In Part 7 of Schedule 1 to the Act (other public bodies and offices: Northern Ireland) omit the entries listed in Part 2 of the Schedule to this Order.

Chloe Smith

Parliamentary Secretary

Cabinet Office

8th February 2018

SCHEDULE

Article 2

SCHEDULE

1 Entries omitted from Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Act

PART 1

Entries omitted from Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Act

The Advisory Panel on Beacon Councils.

The Advisory Panel on Standards for the Planning Inspectorate.

The Animal Procedures Committee.

The British Educational Communications and Technology Agency.

The Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency.

The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment.

The Commission for Integrated Transport.

The Community Development Foundation.

The Design Council.

The Disability Employment Advisory Committee.

Equality 2025.

The Farm Animal Welfare Council.

The Fuel Poverty Advisory Group.

The Independent Board of Visitors for Military Corrective Training Centres.

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales.

The Office of the Renewable Fuels Agency.

Remploy Ltd.

2 Entries omitted from Part 7 of Schedule 1 to the Act

PART 2

Entries omitted from Part 7 of Schedule 1 to the Act

The Northern Ireland Higher Education Council.

The Staff Commission for Education and Library Boards.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

The obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)(“the...

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