National Policing Improvement Agency (Decision Notice): ICO 2 May 2012

ICO The complainant requested information relating to a National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) project called ‘Project Lantern’. NPIA refused the request citing section 12(1) of FOIA, but also redacted and disclosed some information outside of FOIA. The Information Commissioner’s decision is that NPIA incorrectly relied on section 12(1) and failed to issue a refusal notice in accordance with section 17(1) of FOIA. The Commissioner requires the public authority to disclose the requested information or issue a valid refusal notice citing a valid exemption.
Section of Act/EIR and Finding: FOI 10 – Complaint Upheld, FOI 12 – Complaint Upheld, FOI 16 – Complaint Upheld, FOI 17 – Complaint Upheld

Citations:

[2012] UKICO FS50421702

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Jurisdiction:

England and Wales

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Updated: 06 August 2022; Ref: scu.529512