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FOI Contact

Information Manager
Simon Boxall
Address: (Location)
Government Administration Building,
133 Elgin Avenue, George Town,
Grand Cayman,
Cayman Islands
Mailing Address
Government Administration Building,
P.O. Box 118
Grand Cayman, KY1-9000,
Telephone: (345) 945-4624

As a public authority, the Hazard Management Cayman Islands is committed to openness, transparency and serving the public interest in compliance with the Freedom of Information Law, 2007.

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Law was passed on 19th October 2007 and came into effect in January 2009. The FOI Law was recently revised to incorporate the changeover from the Information Commissionerís Office (ICO) to the newly formed Office of the Ombudsman - The Ombudsman's website may be found at A copy of the 2018 Law can be found under the Resources Section of this website and specifically in the 'Publications and other Documents' Section. This version now reflects FOI Law 10 of 2007 consolidated with Law 19 of 2012 and Law 27 of 2017, the latter of which detailed the necessary changes to formally transition from the ICO to the Ombudsman. The legislation gives the public a right of access to all types of records held by public authorities, but also sets out some exemptions from that right.

Publication Schemes

HMCI's Publication Scheme can be viewed here in our document library

Each public authority covered by the Freedom of Information Law has a legal duty to adopt and maintain a publication scheme in accordance with s. 5 of the FOI Law. The main purpose of a publication scheme is to make information readily available without the need for specific written requests. Schemes are intended to encourage organisations to publish proactively, and develop a greater culture of openness.

The Law states that Information to be published by public authorities includes:-

Please check our document library and disclosure log to see if the information you would like is not already available.