Sexual abuse disclosures (FOI)
Sexual abuse disclosures (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 07 January 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
Please disclose the number, if any, of referrals made to your body by pharmacists or pharmacy professionals in relation to suspected sexual abuse of a minor or vulnerable adult from 1 November 2017 to 1 November 2018.
The information required to respond to this request is not held by the Health and Community Services Department and therefore cannot be supplied.
Articles of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 which support this response are detailed below.
Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”
For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –
(a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or
(b) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.
Article 4 - Meaning of “information to be supplied by a public authority”
(1) For the purposes of this Law, the information held by a public authority at the time when a request for the information is received is the information that is to be taken to have been requested.
(2) However, account may be taken of any amendment or deletion made to the information between the time when the request for the information was received and the time when it is supplied if the amendment or deletion would have been made regardless of the request for the information.