FOI, Data Protection and PSI Licence

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Acts apply to the Valuation Tribunal with effect from 31st May 2006.

The Freedom of Information Act 2014 (“FOI Act”) establishes a number of important legal rights for those seeking access to official information.

Statutory rights under the FOI Act:

  • A legal right for each person to access information held by public bodies
  • A legal right for each person to have official information relating to him/herself amended where it is incomplete, incorrect or misleading
  • A legal right to obtain reasons for decisions affecting oneself

The FOI Act is designed to allow public access to information held by the Commission which is NOT routinely available through other sources. Access to information under FOI is subject to certain exemptions and involves specific procedures and time limits

Further information on the functions and records and on the rules and practices of the Valuation Tribunal is available in the Sections 15 & 16 Reference Book – A Guide to Functions, Records, Rules and Practices of the Valuation Tribunal published in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act.

Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25th May 2018. It provides regulation in relation to personal data including its collection and use by organisations and its protection. You have a right to obtain a copy of any information relating to you kept by the Valuation Tribunal. If you have an enquiry under the Data Protection Act, please contact us, giving as much detail as possible to enable us to locate your records. Further information on the data held by the Valuation Tribunal can be found in our Privacy Policy.

PSI Licence

Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 279 of 2005)

The Valuation Tribunal complies with the Regulations on the Re-use of Public Sector Information and we encourage the re-use of the information that we produce. Information and documents obtained from this website may be reproduced and/or re-used subject to the latest PSI licence available at

The information featured on our website is the copyright of the Valuation Tribunal. You may re-use the information on our website free of charge. Re-use includes copying, issuing copies to the public, publishing, broadcasting and translating into other languages. It also covers non-commercial research and study. Re-use is subject to the following conditions. You must:

  • Acknowledge the source and our copyright in cases where you supply the information to others;
  • Reproduce the information accurately;
  • Not use the information in a misleading way;
  • Not use the information for the principal purpose of advertising or promoting a particular product or service;
  • Not use the information for or in support of illegal, immoral, fraudulent or dishonest purposes.

The Valuation Tribunal is not liable for any loss or liability associated with the re-use of information and does not certify that the information is up-to-date or error free. The Valuation Tribunal does not authorise any user to have exclusive rights to the re-use of its information.

Further information is available in the Sections 15 & 16 Reference Book – A Guide to Functions, Records, Rules and Practices of the Valuation Tribunal published in accordance with the Freedom of Information Acts.

For further information on the re-use of information maintained by the Valuation Tribunal please contact:

The Registrar
Telephone: 01 676 0130