| Commentary

243 Absolute exemption

| Commentary

243 Absolute exemption

Absolutely exempt information includes information accessible to the public by other means1; information supplied by, or relating to bodies dealing with security matters (conclusive evidence of which may be given by means of a minister’s certificate)2; information contained in court records3 or benefiting from parliamentary privilege4; personal information5 (access to which is dealt with instead by the Data Protection Act 1998); and information the disclosure of which would constitute an actionable breach of confidence6.

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