List of FOI Requests considered Vexatious

Reference: 15003

Date Added: Monday, April 6, 2015

Category: Miscellaneous

Disclosure Details

Question

 

A list of FOIA Requests considered “Vexatious†that resulted in you not providing information.

Vexatious includes requests that;
- clearly does not have any serious purpose or value
- is designed to cause disruption or annoyance
- has the effect of harassing the public authority
- can otherwise fairly be characterised as obsessive or manifestly unreasonable.

Example;
“Please provide a list of all cars owned that are blueâ€

 

Answer

 

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has not considered any of the Freedom of Information requests submitted to this office to date as being vexatious in nature.