Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

8 Information concerning existence of certain information

Where a request under this Act relates to information to which section 6 or section 7(2)(b) applies, or would, if it existed, apply, the local authority dealing with the request may, if it is satisfied that the interest protected by section 6 or section 7(2)(b) would be likely to be prejudiced by the disclosure of the existence or non-existence of such information, give notice in writing to the applicant that it neither confirms nor denies the existence or non-existence of that information.

Compare: 1982 No 156 s 10; 1987 No 8 s 4(2)