PSI disputes resolution

Find information about complaints procedures and protocols, the mediation service provided by The National Archives, and information about previous complaints.

Under the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005, information re-users have the right to complain if they have a dispute with the public sector body holding the information.

On behalf of the UK Government, The National Archives is working to transpose amendments to the Directive on the Re-use of Public Sector Information into UK law. We have conducted an impact assessment and are running a consultation exercise from August to October 2014 to seek views on the proposals.

Procedure for making a complaint under the PSI Regulations.

Mediation is an informal process where parties in a dispute come together and, with the help of the mediator, reach a settlement.

Read reports detailing previous complaints investigations carried out by The National Archives under the Re-use Regulations or the Information Fair Trader Scheme.