Each government department has a publication scheme, which makes information available to the public about how it operates and how it spends its budget.
You don’t need to make a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for information published under the scheme.
OISC publication scheme
The publication scheme is a guide to the information routinely published by the Immigration Services Commissioner. It’s not a list of all publications, but a description of the classes or types of information that OISC publishes.
Classes of information
Organisation and structure
Information about the staffing structure at OISC.
Information about OISC’s corporate policies and procedures.
- corporate and business plans
- annual reports
- disclosure of information policy and procedure
- management of disclosures and disclosure information
- dealing with unacceptable behaviour towards OISC staff
- staff whistleblowing policy
- criminal prosecution policy
Finance and audit
Information about how the OISC is financed and details of some financial policies.
- sources of income
- annual audited accounts (within annual reports)
- prompt payment policy
- procurement policy
- witness expenses policy
- audit and risk committee terms of reference
Information on how to complain about immigration advisers or OISC itself.
- procedure for complaining about OISC
- whistleblowing policy
- complaints scheme (against immigration advisers)
Standards and competencies
Information about the standards and competencies that are expected of advisers.
Crown copyright and licensing
Most documents supplied by OISC will have been produced by government officials and will be protected by Crown copyright.
You may re-use the Crown copyright protected material (not including the Royal Arms and other departmental or agency logos) free of charge in any format for non-commercial research, private study or internal circulation within your organisation. The material must be acknowledged as Crown copyright and you must give the title of the source document or publication.
Please see The National Archives website for more information on Crown copyright policy.
All the content on this website is under the Open Government Licence, except where otherwise stated.
Information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Therefore information you receive which is not subject to Crown copyright continues to be protected by the copyright of the person, or organisation, from which the information originated. You must ensure that you gain their permission before reproducing any third party (non-Crown copyright) information.
For any other proposed use of the material please apply for a Click-Use PSI Licence for core material from the Office of Public Sector Information:
Office of Public Sector Information
Information Policy Team