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Can I move now to the compliance manual. There's a section on privacy which summarises the law. I'm looking at tab 3, page 24.

Over the page, on page 25 at the top, when dealing with what "private" means, the first bullet point is:

"Reporting in places where there is an expectation of privacy. For example: churches, restaurants, offices and private residences."

Do you find in practice that interpreting what is a situation which gives rise to a reasonable expectation of privacy is something that you have to give advice on frequently?

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