PSI Directive transposition and re-use regulations

Please note that new guidance will be available in summer 2015 for public sector bodies, the cultural sector, and re-users in advance of the of Public Sector Information (Amendment) Regulations 2015.

The National Archives is leading on work to transpose amendments to the Directive on the Re-use of Public Sector Information, adopted by the European Union in June 2013, into UK law.

We have worked with our expert partners on a steering board throughout the transposition process. The steering board includes representatives of the Cabinet Office; Ministry of Justice; HM Treasury; Scottish Government; Department for Communities and Local Government; Department for Business, Innovation & Skills; Department of Health; and Department for Culture, Media and Sport.  We continue to consult with a working group of stakeholders spanning a wide range of public sector bodies and the re-user and civil freedom communities on guidance and issues relevant to the transposition.

As this work progresses explanatory documents and guidance and consultation papers will be published here, and we will be issuing regular updates of interest to producers, licensors and re-users of public sector information. We will be issuing announcements as more material is published – please subscribe to our re-users and licensees RSS feed to receive notice of these and other developments.

Draft Guidance on the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015

The documents below are drafts of the Guidance on the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015.  Highlighted areas in the drafts indicate the information is not final or it is not currently available online.  Please email any comments to psi@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk

Guidance for Public Sector Bodies (PDF 947KB)

Guidance for the Cultural Sector (PDF 933KB)

Guidance for Re-users (PDF 756KB)

Project timetable and upcoming events.

On behalf of the UK Government, The National Archives is leading on work to transpose amendments to the Directive on the Re-use of Public Sector Information, adopted by the European Union in June 2013, into UK law.