WordPress at a glance
function is not described

WP_REST_Users_Controller::get_item_permissions_check() public WP 4.7.0

Checks if a given request has access to read a user.

It's a method of the class: WP_REST_Users_Controller{}

No Hooks.

Return

true/WP_Error. True if the request has read access for the item, otherwise WP_Error object.

Usage

$WP_REST_Users_Controller = new WP_REST_Users_Controller();
$WP_REST_Users_Controller->get_item_permissions_check( $request );
$request(WP_REST_Request) (required)
Full details about the request.

Changelog

Since 4.7.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Users_Controller::get_item_permissions_check() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function get_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
	$user = $this->get_user( $request['id'] );
	if ( is_wp_error( $user ) ) {
		return $user;
	}

	$types = get_post_types( array( 'show_in_rest' => true ), 'names' );

	if ( get_current_user_id() === $user->ID ) {
		return true;
	}

	if ( 'edit' === $request['context'] && ! current_user_can( 'list_users' ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			'rest_user_cannot_view',
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to list users.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )
		);
	} elseif ( ! count_user_posts( $user->ID, $types ) && ! current_user_can( 'edit_user', $user->ID ) && ! current_user_can( 'list_users' ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			'rest_user_cannot_view',
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to list users.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )
		);
	}

	return true;
}