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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

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Freedom of Information (FOI)

Freedom of Information legislation gives you the right to access information held by public authorities. Under FOI, everyone has equal rights to access this information. All you have to do is ask.

About Freedom of Information (FOI)

The Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 is designed to make us more accountable and transparent in the way we operate and make decisions. It gives you the right to access information held by us. All you have to do is ask.

You can use this information for a wide range of things, including:

  • learning more about how the government and public authorities work in Jersey
  • taking part in debates about issues that may affect you or your family
  • helping you to develop ideas or inform your business decisions

Asking for information (making an FOI request)

Before you make a request for information you should:

  1. Check that you're not requesting your own personal information, FOI and Data Protection: the difference
  2. Check out our full guide on how to make an FOI request if you're unsure about anything

You must make your request in writing. The easiest way to do this is by completing our online FOI form.

Complete the FOI form

If you don't want to use our online form you can find other ways to make a request in our guide how to make an FOI request.

Departments you can request information from

The following Government of Jersey departments fall under FOI legislation:

  • Chief Minister's Department
  • Community and Constitutional Affairs
  • Department of the Environment
  • Department for Infrastructure
  • Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture Department
  • Education Department
  • External Relations Department
  • Health and Social Services Department
  • Judicial Greffe
  • Ministers
  • Social Security Department
  • States Assembly (including States Greffe)
  • States of Jersey Police
  • Treasury and Resources Department
  • Viscount's Department

Andium Homes

You can request information from Andium Homes by emailing foi@andiumhomes.je or by writing a letter.

Freedom of Information on the Andium Homes website

Parishes

You can request information from Parishes by emailing foi@parish.gov.je or by writing a letter.

FOI and Data Protection on the My Parish Online website

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