The case of Smartsource Drainage & Water Reports Ltd v Information Commissioner is an important case which adjudicates on the application of the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (‘the Regulations’)1 to private companies performing a public function. It considers whether such companies are ‘public authorities’ under regulations 2(2)(c) and 2(2)(d) of the Regulations.
- access to environmental information
- Aarhus Convention
- public authorities
- private companies