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Publication Scheme

Under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014

Introduction

The National Transport Authority has prepared and published a Publication Scheme concerning information held by the Authority, as provided for under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2014. The Scheme came into effect on the 14th April, 2016.

Purpose of Scheme

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

  • allowing public access to information held by the FOI body;
  • the publication of reasons for decisions made by the FOI body; and
  • publishing information of relevance or interest to the general public in relation to its activities and functions generally.

Scheme Format and Access

The Scheme is web based with links from it to information under six headings as set out below which will be updated as provided for under the Act. A hard copy will be available for viewing by appointment also.

Six Information Sets:

Information is provided under the following six headings: