Beggs v Scottish Information Commissioner

Freedom of information – Exempt information – Procedural fairness. Court of Session: Refusing an appeal by a prisoner against a decision of the respondent concerning requests for information he made to the Scottish Prison Service under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, the court held that the respondent was entitled to conclude that the information was reasonably obtainable other than by means of a 2002 Act request, and that no breach of natural justice or the principles of fairness had occurred.

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