(1) ORS 192.450 applies to the case of a person denied the right to inspect or to receive a copy of any public record of a public body other than a state agency, except that:
(a) The district attorney of the county in which the public body is located, or if it is located in more than one county the district attorney of the county in which the administrative offices of the public body are located, shall carry out the functions of the Attorney General;
(b) Any suit filed must be filed in the circuit court for the county described in paragraph (a) of this subsection; and
(c) The district attorney may not serve as counsel for the public body, in the cases permitted under ORS 192.450 (3), unless the district attorney ordinarily serves as counsel for the public body.
(2) Disclosure of a record to the district attorney in compliance with subsection (1) of this section does not waive any privilege or claim of privilege regarding the record or its contents.
(3) Disclosure of a record or part of a record as ordered by the district attorney is a compelled disclosure for purposes of ORS 40.285. [1973 c.794 §7; 2007 c.513 §4]
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