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Extension of the Freedom of Information Law (FOI)

Extension of the Freedom of Information Law (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 30 May 2017.



When will the States external corporate bodies (or quangos) such as Andium Homes, Ports of Jersey, Visit Jersey, Events Jersey, etc., be subject to the Freedom of Information Law?


Which Minister is responsible for implementing this?



The bodies currently covered by the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 are:

  • all States of Jersey Ministerial departments
  • States of Jersey Police
  • States Assembly (including States Greffe)
  • Ministers
  • Judicial Greffe
  • Viscount's Department
  • all 12 Jersey parishes
  • Andium Homes

The response to a previous request which provides more detail about the review being conducted into the extension of the Freedom of Information law provides the detail requested above and can be found on the following link.

Extending the Freedom of Information Law (FOI)


The review is being conducted by the Chief Minister’s Department and will be completed by the end of Q2/2017 (June 2017).

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