Visas and immigration operational guidance – collection

Chapter 25: implementing the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (immigration directorate instructions)

This collection brings together guidance about implementing the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Contents

  1. Documents

This collection contains guidance on implementing the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 used by UK Visas and Immigration when handling applications.

Documents

  1. Chapter 25, section 1: introduction and legal background to the Freedom of Information Act 2000

    • Guidance
  2. Chapter 25, section 2: identifying and dealing with requests for information in IND

    • Guidance
  3. Chapter 25, section 3: appeal rights for applicants under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

    • Guidance
  4. Chapter 25, section 4: providing assistance to applicants and procedural refusals under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

    • Guidance
  5. Chapter 25, section 5: introduction to substantive exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

    • Guidance
  6. Chapter 25, section 6: applying exemptions where information is accessible or intended for future publication

    • Guidance
  7. Chapter 25, section 7: use of exemptions in respect of security bodies and national security

    • Guidance
  8. Chapter 25, section 8: exempting information on the grounds of international relations and relations within the UK

    • Guidance
  9. Chapter 25, section 9: use of exemptions relating to investigations and proceedings

    • Guidance
  10. Chapter 25, section 10: use of exemptions in respect of court records and legal professional privilege

    • Guidance
  11. Chapter 25, section 11: applying an exemption in relation to creating government policy or where disclosure may prejudice affairs

    • Guidance
  12. Chapter 25, section 12: use of exemptions in respect of personal and confidential information

    • Guidance
  13. Chapter 25, section 13: exempting information

    • Guidance