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Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Section 14 – Vexatious or repeated requests

57.This section provides that section 1(1) does not oblige an authority to comply with vexatious requests.

58.Section 14(2) provides that an authority does not have to comply with repeated or substantially similar requests from the same person other than at reasonable intervals.

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