The complainant requested internal investigation reports from the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (PONI). PONI confirmed that it held relevant information, but withheld this information under section 40(2) of the FOIA. The Commissioner’s decision is that PONI was entitled to rely on the exemption at section 40(2). The Commissioner does not require any steps to be taken.
Section of Act/EIR and Finding: FOI 40 – Complaint Not upheld
 UKICO FS50415426
England and Wales
Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.529656