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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.

Your legal right to request information held by Scottish public authorities.

About FOI

A thistle

The Freedom of Information Act gives you legal rights to request information held by Scottish public authorities.

Sources of information

A carved stone panel

What sources of information you can access.

how to request information

Defenesive pits at Rough Castle fort, part of the Antonine Wall

Information can be requested in several ways.

FOI disclosures

Leaderfoot Viaduct

Information previously requested in response to FOI requests.

publication scheme

Details of what and how we publish information.

other rights of access

Cawdor Castle gardens

Information subject to other regulations.