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  • Template letter 16: Refusal letter under section 18(h) OIA / section 17(h) LGOIMA

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    Use this letter if you need to refuse a request under section 18(h) OIA / section 17(h) LGOIMA—Frivolous or vexatious request. 
  • Commercial information work sheet

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    This summary work sheet is about the most commonly used grounds for withholding commercial information—unreasonable prejudice to a third party’s commercial position, and prejudice or disadvantage to an agency’s commercial activities.
  • Work sheet for dealing with public tender information

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    This work sheet summarises guidance on dealing with public tender-related information, including responding to OIA / LGOIMA requests for such information.