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About Us

About UsIn this section you will find information about the Information Commissioner and a brief explanation of his role, function and powers.  You will also find links to the FOI Acts, regulations made under the FOI Acts and guidance notes published by the FOI Central Policy Unit in the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform.

This section also sets out the policies and strategies that inform what we do now and what we intend to do into the future. It also provides information on how to contact us.

Role, functions and powers of the Information Commissioner

Information about the main functions of the Information Commissioner and the powers available to him to carry out his functions

Policies and Strategies

The policies and strategies of the Office of the Information Commissioner

FOI Publication Scheme

The following Publication Scheme has been prepared under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2014.

Corporate Governance Framework

This document sets out the governance arrangements for the Office.

Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

A brief outline of the Act and details of our Designated Public Official

Contact Us

Contact information for the Office of the Information Commissioner