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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1992 - SECT 33

33 .         Commercial etc. information of third party, when access to may be given

        (1)         This section applies to a document that contains —

            (a)         information concerning the trade secrets of; or

            (b)         information (other than trade secrets) that has a commercial value to; or

            (c)         any other information concerning the business, professional, commercial or financial affairs of,

                a person (the third party ) who is not the applicant.

        (2)         The agency is not to give access to a document to which this section applies unless the agency has taken such steps as are reasonably practicable to obtain the views of the third party as to whether the document contains matter that is exempt matter under clause 4 of Schedule 1.

        (3)         An agency is not a third party for the purposes of this Part or Part 4.

        (4)         This section does not apply if access is given to a copy of the document from which the information referred to in subsection (1) has been deleted under section 24.



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