403 is a HTTP status code that tells the user/application that they do not have permission to access the requested document/webpage.

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What does Google do with indexed pages returning 403?

I guess that Google removes already indexed pages that are now returning the HTTP error 403. Unfortunately I can't find any definitive statement on that matter. Do you know the answer?