Original documents are now scanned and redaction is carried out completely electronically using e-Redact. There is no longer a requirement to store paper copies of redacted documents as files are held electronically.
An audit copy file is automatically is generated indicating where redactions have been applied with the text visible beneath an opaque layer making a review of any redacted output easy.
For larger cases a working copy may be saved enabling the redactions to be edited at a later date.
40% time saving benefits have been made through the use of Search Terms automatically locating and redacting content.
Electronic files are produced which may be e-mailed to the requester saving on both postage costs and costs associated with photocopying.