You have the right to re-use information which public bodies hold, under the European Communities (Re-use of Public Sector Information) Regulations 2005.

If you are not happy with the public body's decision on your request, you can appeal to us. We are an independent appeals body. We have the power to affirm, annul or vary the public body's decision. We review the following decisions:

  • Refusal to allow the re-use of a document
  • Refusal to grant the exclusive re-use of a document
  • Allowing the re-use of a document subject to a fee which the requester does not believe complies with the regulations
  • Allowing the re-use of a document subject to conditions

Re-use of Public Sector Information Appeals

To make an appeal under the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations please contact us. For more information, see Data.Gov.ie.

Decisions

Here are the Information Commissioner's decisions to date on the Re-use of Public Sector Information.

Case RPSI/16/02

Case RPSI/16/03

Legislation and guidance

Here are relevant legislation and guidance which you might find helpful.

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