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Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Section 35 – Law enforcement

102.This exemption covers a range of information relating to law enforcement. It also applies to information relating to relevant civil proceedings brought by or on behalf of Scottish public authorities. The public interest test in section 2 applies.

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