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Found 45 public authorities matching the tag ‘public_regulatory’
Advertising Standards Authority Also called ASA. The ASA is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 however it is included on this site because it carries out an important public functions...
Assistant Auditor General - Wales The Assistant Auditor General is a senior member of the management team at the Wales Audit Office (WAO) however the WAO has stated information held by...
Association of Costs Lawyers Also called ACL. Professional body regulating cost lawyers. ACL is not subject to FOI.
Azelle Rodney Inquiry The Azelle Rodney Inquiry is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but has been added to this site because it was established by the Gove...
Bridge School Inspectorate This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On...
British Board of Film Classification Also called BBFC. The BBFC is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but it performs public functions when classifying films and videos.
British Standards Institution Also called BSI. BSI is the UK’s National Standards Body, sometimes referred to as BSI group. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Ac...
Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice Also called BCAP. BCAP is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but has is included on the site due to its public function. BCAP is responsible for the UK...
Clearcast Limited Also called Clearcast. Clearcast advises on and clears commercials, against the TV Advertising Standards Code, before they are broadcast. Although, not subject to the Freedo...
College of Arms The office regulating heraldry and granting new armorial bearings for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Although, not subject to the Freedom of Inf...
Committee of Advertising Practice Also called CAP. CAP is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but has is included on the site due to its public function. CAP is responsible for the UK C...
Council for Licensed Conveyancers Also called CLC. The Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) is the regulatory body for Licensed Conveyancers who are qualified specialist property lawyers. CLC is not...
Council of the Inns of Court Also called COIC. Council of the Inns of Court is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We included the Council here because of its public regulatory func...
Environmental Trust Scheme Regulatory Body Also called ENTRUST. ENTRUST is the regulator of the Landfill Communities Fund which forms part of the UK's Landfill Tax system. The organisation is probably not forma...
Faculty of Advocates The Faculty of Advocates is a body of lawyers who have been admitted to practise as advocates before the courts of Scotland. Although not subject to...
Farriers Registration Council The Farriers Registration Council was established by Farriers (Registration) Act 1975 to register and regulate persons engaged in farriery and the sho...
General Council of the Bar Also called Bar Council. The Bar Council is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We include the Council here because of its public role as the approved regulato...
Independent Complaints Reviewer Also called ICR. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On...
Independent Schools Inspectorate Also called ISI. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On...
Inn of Court of Northern Ireland The Inn of Court of Northern Ireland is not subject to FOI. The Inn of Court of Northern Ireland has the power to grant individuals the right to pr...
Institute for Learning Also called IfL. IfL appears not to be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Nonetheless, we list it here because it performs a public regulatory role in re...
Institute of Legal Executives Also called ILEX. Although ILEX is not a prescribed public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, it endeavours to follow the spirit of the...
Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys Also called ITMA. The Institute is the professional body responsible for the regulation of the Trade Mark Attorney profession under the Legal Services Act 2007. ITMA is...
National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI Ltd) Also called NRPSI. The National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) provides public bodies organisations with a register of professional, qualified and quali...
National Trust The National Trust is not subject to FOI but it is included on account of the public functions it exercises in managing the Wey Navigation and the God...
Nominet UK Also called Nominet. Nominet is not formally subject to the Freedom of Information Act, but we list it on our site and allow people to request information in public from t...
Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland Also called OCPAS. On 1st April 2011, the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland became the Public Appointments Commissioner for Scotland.
Panel on Takeovers and Mergers The Panel has designated as the supervisory authority to carry out certain regulatory functions in relation to takeovers pursuant to the Directive on...
Parking and Traffic Appeals Service Also called PATAS. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On...
PhonepayPlus Limited PhonepayPlus is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. It has however, voluntarily published a publication scheme and an email address fo...
Press Complaints Commission Also called PCC. The PCC is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 however it does perform a public regulatory function. The PCC enforces the Editor's Cod...
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Also called QAA. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On...
RadioCentre Limited Also called RadioCentre. The company runs RACC Commercial Radio's advertising clearance body.
Royal College of Anaesthetists The Royal College of Anaesthetists is not subject to the Freedom of Information act but we list it here due to its significant public role in regulati...
Royal College of Pathologists Although not subject to FOI the College is included on this site because it controls access to the pathology profession. "The College is responsible f...
Royal College of Psychiatrists The Royal College of Psychiatrists is not subject to the Freedom of Information act but we list it here due to its significant public role in regulati...
School Inspection Service Also called SIS. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On...
The Authority for Television On Demand Also called ATVOD. ATVOD is the independent co-regulator for the editorial content of UK video on demand services. Advertising on video on demand services is reg...
The Bridgewater Canal Company Limited This Navigation Authority may not be subject to FOI but has been added to the site on account of its public functions.
The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond Also called Trinity House. Trinity House is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, however, Trinity House has agreed to act within the spirit of the Act, and as suc...
The Institute for Learning (Post Compulsory Education and Training) On 24th October 2011, IfL officially changed its name to Institute for Learning.
The Ombudsman Service Limited Also called Ombudsman Services. Ombudsman Services is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Ombudsman Services provides independent dispute resolution for the commun...
The Property Ombudsman Limited Also called Property Ombudsman. The Property Ombudsman is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Previously called the Ombudsman for Estate Agents (OEA). All estate...
Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Also called The Goldsmiths Company. Although not technically a public authority, this company has substantial public responsibilities: (1) Running the The Trial of the Pyx a "Court"...
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