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Health and Personal Social Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2001

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Use of information held by the Department

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34.—(1) Subsection (2) applies to information which is held—

(a)by the Department; or

(b)by a person providing services to the Department in connection with the provision of those services,

for the purposes of, or for any purpose connected with, the exercise of functions under the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (NI 12).

(2) The information—

(a)may be used for the purposes of, or for any purpose connected with, the exercise of functions under this Part; and

(b)may be supplied to, or to a person providing services to, the Department for use for those purposes.

(3) Subsection (4) applies to information which is held—

(a)by the Department; or

(b)by a person providing services to the Department in connection with the provision of those services,

for the purposes of, or for any purpose connected with, the exercise of functions under this Part.

(4) The information—

(a)may be used for the purposes of, or for any purpose connected with, the exercise of functions under the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (NI 12); and

(b)may be supplied to, or to a person providing services to, the Department for use for those purposes.

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