Authorities can give access to exempt documents if in applying the public interest test , there is reasonable evidence that any one of the following has or is likely to have occurred:
• abuse of authority or neglect in the performance of official duty; or
• injustice to an individual; or
• danger to the health or safety of an individual or of the public; or
• unauthorized use of public funds.
The authority is also required to give access to exempt document(s) if it has determined that it would be in the public interest to do so, having assessed the benefit or damage that might result.