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FOI Request: 434.2013-14 – Freedom of information request


Can you tell me what type of cameras are in use in the three mobile camera vans in our area, ie radar or laser. also are they manned by a police officer or a civilian


I write in connection with your request for information which was received by Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Police on 10 September 2013. I note you seek access to the above information.

Extent and Result of Searches to Locate Information

To locate the information relevant to your request searches were conducted within the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by the Commissioner.


The following link will give you access to Decision Notice 06/2012 Safety Camera Van: Use of Levies and Media Profile.

Within this decision notice you will find the information in answer to your request. I have decided that the Commissioner is fully exempt from providing you with a separate copy of this information for the reasons detailed below:

Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) requires the Commissioner when refusing to provide information because the information is exempt, to provide the applicant with a notice which: (a) states the fact, (b) specifies the exemption in question and (c) states (if it would not otherwise be apparent) why the exemption applies.

Section 21 – Information reasonably accessible by other means

It has been decided that the Commissioner is exempt from providing you with a separate copy of the information you have requested, as it is already published on her website and fully accessible via the above links. Section 21 is a class based absolute exemption which does not require consideration of the harm or public interest when applying this exemption.

Complaint Rights

Your attention is drawn to the attached sheet which details your right of complaint.

If you have any queries concerning this request, please contact me quoting the reference number above.