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Freedom of Information Act 2000

Section 38: Health and safety

138.Subsection (1) exempts information the disclosure of which would, or would be likely to, endanger the physical or mental health or safety of any individual.

139.Subsection (2) provides that the obligation under section 1(1)(a) to confirm or deny that the requested information is held does not arise in relation to information which is exempt by virtue of subsection (1) if to comply would, or would be likely to, result in the harm described.

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