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2.2 Public Statements


No statements to the press, radio or any other agency or organisation on matters of Government policy will be made by  any officer  except in accordance with the Department's guidelines on such matters.

Where a request is received from the press, radio or other similar agency for advice, there is no objection to furnishing particulars of the relevant statutory requirements or policy but no comment should be made on the details of any individual case or on the policy or statutory requirements applicable to the case.