Protocols and Notices

Protocol on Applying for Core Participant Status

This protocol explains the process of applying for core participant status within the Inquiry.

Protocol on Applying For Legal Expenses

This protocol explains who is eligible to apply for their legal expenses to be paid by the Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry. It covers the application process, and how decisions are made about who should be given an award.

Protocol for Receipt and Handling of Information

This protocol describes how the Inquiry will obtain and handle the information it receives.

Privacy Notice

This notice explains how the Inquiry will collect and handle personal data.

Statement of Intent

This document is the Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry’s Statement of Intent on Funding.

Protocol on Public Access To Documents

This protocol is about redaction of information by the Inquiry from documents before they are published. It also explains the procedure to be followed if any document provider wishes information to be redacted or otherwise not provided to the Inquiry.

Do Not Destroy Letters

The Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry has issued a series of “do not destroy” letters to a range of organisations or individuals that may hold information relevant to the Inquiry’s investigation.

Protocols and notices are documents produced by the Inquiry which explain some of the  Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry’s procedures. Further protocols and notices will be added during the lifetime of the Inquiry after being approved by the Chair.