FOI Terms...

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FOISA  The Freedom Of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
EIRs The Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004
Model Publication Scheme A standard framework for authorities to publish information under FOISA approved by the Scottish Information Commissioner
MPS The Model Publication Scheme
Guide to Information A guide that every public authority adopting the MPS must produce to help people access the information it makes available
MPS Principles The six key principles with which all information published under the MPS must comply 
Classes of Information Nine broad categories describing the types of information authorities must publish (if they hold it)