Definitions for "Absolute exemption"
applied to information that does not have to be released to the applicant either through a Publication Scheme or through the general right of access under the Act. Information to which an absolute exemption applies does not require a public authority to take a test of prejudice or the balance of public interest to be in favour of non-disclosure.  Reference to absolute exemptions can be found in Part I, section 2 and Part II of the Act.