By virtue of paragraph(s) 18 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.
Explanation of Reasons
- By Virtue of Paragraph 18
Information relating to any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime.
Public Interest Test: Information which -
- (a) falls within any of paragraphs 12 to 15, 17 and 18; and
- (b) is not prevented from being exempt by virtue of the ‘qualifications’ above,
is exempt information if and so long, as in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.