In accordance with Section 7, 8 and 9 of the Freedom of Information Act, 1999 (FOIA), the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (hereinafter called the Bureau) is required by law to publish and annually update the statement which lists the documents and information generally available to the public. The following information is published with the approval of the Honourable Minister of Trade and Industry.
The Freedom of Information Act gives members of the public:
- A legal right for each person to access information held by the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards;
- A legal right for each person to have official information relating to himself/herself amended where it is incomplete, incorrect or misleading;
- A legal right to obtain reasons for adverse decisions made regarding an applicant’s request for information under the FOIA;
- A legal right to complain to the Ombudsman and to apply to the High Court for Judicial Review to challenge adverse decisions made under the FOIA.
How to make a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request?
Fill out the FOIA Request Form which can be acquired at our Standards Information Centre or download the form by clicking the hyperlink below.
Submit completed form via email, mail or in person to The Designated Officer of Freedom of Information Requests:
|Designated Officer||Alternate Designated Officer:|
|Mr. Randy Siew||Mrs. Sydelle Marchan-Jairam|
|Standards Information Centre||Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards|
|Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards||1-2 Century Drive|
|1-2 Century Drive||Trincity Industrial Estate|
|Trincity Industrial Estate||Macoya|
|Macoya||Tel: (868) 662-8827 Ext 2002|
|Tel: (868) 662-8827 Ext 2033||Email: Sydelle.Marchan-Jairam@ttbs.org.tt|
For additional information on the Freedom of Information Act, 1999, please visit http://www.foia.gov.tt/