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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1992 - SECT 28

28 .         Medical and psychiatric information about applicant, giving access to

                If —

            (a)         a document to which the agency has decided to give access contains information of a medical or psychiatric nature concerning the applicant; and

            (b)         the principal officer of the agency is of the opinion that disclosure of the information to the applicant may have a substantial adverse effect on the physical or mental health of the applicant,

                it is sufficient compliance with this Act if access to the document is given to a suitably qualified person nominated in writing by the applicant and the agency may withhold access until a person who is, in the opinion of the agency, suitably qualified is nominated.



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