Monday, January 23, 2006

EU Re-use of Public Sector Information Directive

I know many of you working in the public sector are dealing with the above regulations alongside FOI.

The PSI Progress Report 1/2006 may be of interest. Figures quoted state:

This situation is reflected within the UK where the number of public sector bodies that mention the PSI Directive or its national implementation PSI Regulations 2005 SI 1515 on their web sites has yet to reach the critical mass where the Re-use of PSI becomes effective as the current statistics show:

Local government = 55
Central government = 13
Scotland = 3
National Health Service = 17

If you are new to the Regs: see the OPSI website for more information

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