The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) requires Scottish public authorities to adopt and maintain a publication scheme. Authorities are under a legal obligation to:
The Police Service of Scotland has adopted the Model Publication Scheme 2017 produced and approved by the Scottish Information Commissioner on 31 May 2017.
The guide to the scheme is available here: Model Publication Scheme Guide to Information (PDF).
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Information about the Police Scotland, who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations.
Information about our work, our strategy and policies for delivering functions and services and information for our service users.
Information about the decisions we take, how we make decisions and how we involve others.
Information about our strategy for, and management of, financial resources.
Information about how we manage the human, physical and information resources of the authority
Information about how we procure goods and services, and our contracts with external providers
Information about how we perform as an organisation, and how well we deliver our functions and services.
Information packaged and made available for sale on a commercial basis and sold at market value through a retail outlet e.g., bookshop, museum or research journal.
Open data made available by the authority as described by the Scottish Government’s Open Data Resource Pack and available under an open licence.