Disclosure of information held by certain persons and bodies

4.—(1) A person or body listed in, or specified under, section 1(7) of the Act may disclose to an authorised person any information which the person or body–

(a)holds for the purposes, or in consequence, of the performance of their functions; and

(b)considers would assist an authorised person for the purposes of a joint inspection.

(2) A person or body disclosing information in terms of paragraph (1) shall, so far as it is practical to do so, remove from that information any particulars which identify the person to whom that information relates and which are not required for the purposes of the joint inspection.