§ 54B.—(1) The Council shall, as soon as practicable after the end of each calendar year, make to the Director and to the Secretary of State a report on its activities during that year.
§ (2) Each report shall include a statement of the matters on which, during the year to which it relates, the Council has advised the Secretary of State or the Director under section 54A above.
§ (3) The Council shall arrange for every such report to be published in such a manner as it considers appropriate.
§ (4) In making any such report, the Council shall have regard to the need for excluding, so far as that is practicable—
- (a) any matter which relates to the affairs of an individual where the publication of that matter would or might in the opinion of the Council, seriously and prejudicially affect the interests of that individual; and
- (b) any matter which relates specifically to the affairs of a particular body of persons, whether corporate or unincorporate, where publication of that matter would or might, in the opinion of the Council, seriously and prejudicially affect the interests of that body.".'.