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The Freedom of Information Co-ordinating Unit (FOICU) has been specifically set up for the implementation of the FOI Act.  The Unit is found within the Directorate for Strategy Support in the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government. 

The roles of the Unit are:

  • to act as a core support group for the FOI Officers (FOIOs);
  • to co-ordinate the implementation of the Act through Principal FOI Officers (PFOIOs);
  • to provide general direction and guidelines;
  • to maintain a service-wide IT system;
  • to carry out training as necessary;
  • to chair the FOI Forum (PFOIOs and Facilitators); and 
  • to chair the FOI Network (all FOIOs including PFOIOs).

Details of the FOI Coordinating Unit
Ministry For Justice, Culture and Local Government

FOI Co-ordinating Unit 
280, Level 3
Republic Street 

Tel: ( 356) 2247 8200

Email :

Details of the Information & Data Protection Commissioner

Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner
2, Airways House
High Street
Sliema SLM 16

Tel: ( 356) 2328 7100
Fax: ( 356) 23287198


Details of the Information & Data Protection Appeals Tribunal

The Secretary

Information and Data Protection Appeals Tribunal
c/o Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government
123, Triq Santa Luċija,


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