The complainant has requested information related to two criminal cases. During the Commissioner’s investigation some information was provided, however, the public authority would neither confirm nor deny holding further information citing sections 30(3) and 40(5) of the FOIA. The Commissioner accepts that these exemptions apply and so the public authority had no duty to confirm or deny holding this information. He does not, therefore, require it to take any steps.
Section of Act/EIR and Finding: FOI 1 – Complaint Not upheld
 UKICO FS50497490
England and Wales
Updated: 06 December 2021; Ref: scu.528783