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Corporate Compliance within DCU 

The Compliance Framework

The University Compliance Framework, maintained by the Office of the Chief Operations Officer, is a list of the most significant laws and regulations with which the University must comply. A list of the key pieces of legislation identified to date, as well as the primary University contact for each, is shown in the table below.

Primary LegislationUniversity ContactPhone
Dublin City University Act - 1989Governing Authority01-7005117
Universities Act - 1997Governing Authority01-7005117
Data Protection Acts Data Protection Officer01-7007476
Freedom of Information Acts - 1997,2003 & 2014Freedom of Information Officer01-7007070
Ombudsman (Amendment) Act - 2012Chief Operations Officer01-7005117
Standards in Public Office Act - 2001Chief Operations Officer01-7005117
Ethics in Public Office Act - 1995Chief Operations Officer01-7005117
Protected Disclosures Act - 2014Chief Operations Officer01-7005117
Disability Act 2005Disability & Learning Support Service01-7005927
Official Languages Act - 2003Irish Language Officer01-7006191