People Resourcing and
People Support and
Research and Personnel
of documents held at PSD:
Files and documents dealing with filling of vacancies for posts
and positions in the Public Administration;
Files and documents on policies regulating conditions of employment of Public
Personal files of Public Service employees;
Files and documents related to salaries of persons paid through the Government
Files and documents dealing with industrial relations and sectoral and
collective agreements of Public Service employees.
Details of Internal Complaints Procedures
An applicant whose request for information is refused, or who is otherwise not
satisfied with the information provided, its format or the extension of the
deadline for the submission of the requested information, may address a
complaint to the FOI Officer, PSD.
Complaints may be submitted via E-ID, by post or by hand.
Manual forms may be downloaded from here or collected from the FOI Officer.
The complaint should be addressed to the FOI Officer, who shall
bring the complaint to the attention of the officer responsible. The officer
responsible shall reply to the applicant within 10 working days from the
receipt of the complaint. The applicant shall also be informed that he or she
may appeal the decision or otherwise address a complaint to the Information and
Data Protection Commissioner in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act
(Cap. 496 of the Laws of Malta).
responsible shall inform the applicant of the decision taken with respect to
his or her complaint, and in the event of confirmation of a decision not to
release the pertinent information, shall explain the reasons thereof. Whenever
the applicant’s complaint is related to the format of the information provided
or to an extension of the deadline for the submission of information by the
Ministry, and the original decision is upheld, the applicant shall be given an
explanation as to why his or her complaint cannot be positively addressed.
An applicant may also make use of the Internal Complaints Procedure to report
failure to meet deadlines or to send notifications. In those cases where the
request for information can be met, but has not been met within the deadlines
specified by the Act, the officer responsible shall waive any applicable fees
for the submission of information.
16th June - 30th September
– Monday to Friday:
7.30 to 13.30
1st October - 15th June
– Monday to Friday:
07.45 to 12.30,
13.15 to 17.15
Mr Espedito Grech
Alternate FOI Officer
Ms Marika Caruana
The FOI Officer is housed at 3, Level 2, Castille Place, Valletta, and can be
Payments can be made at the Accounts Section, Office of the
Director (Finance & Administration), Auberge de Castille, Valletta.
Printed FOI application forms can be downloaded from here or collected from the FOI Officer at the above