Case Note 93741 [2007] NZ PrivCmr 9 – Police refuse access to statements concerning firearms licence

A man applied to Police for a firearms licence. His application was declined. Several members of the public had made statements to Police querying his suitability to have a licence. The man asked to see these statements. The Police refused to provide them, under sections 27(1)(c) and 29(1)(a) of the Privacy Act 1993.

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