Meechan v East Dunbartonshire Council: SIC 8 Jul 2014

SIC Inspection records: failure to respond within statutory timescales – On 6 February 2014, Morisons Solicitors, on behalf of Mr Meechan, asked East Dunbartonshire Council (the Council) for maintenance and inspection records for the grounds and garden of a particular property. This decision finds that the Council failed to respond to the request within the timescale allowed by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA)/the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (the EIRs). The decision also finds that the Council failed to comply with Mr Meechan’s requirement for review within the timescale set down by FOISA/the EIRs.
The Commissioner has ordered the Council to comply with the requirement for review.

[2014] ScotIC 149 – 2014
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Scotland, Information

Updated: 17 December 2021; Ref: scu.535102