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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Scottish and Northern Ireland Banknote Regulations 2009 No. 3056
17. (1) Information provided to the Bank of England in accordance with the rules may be published or disclosed by—
(a)the Bank of England, or any officer or servant of it; or
(b)any person obtaining the information directly or indirectly from the Bank of England,
in any of the circumstances mentioned in paragraph (2).
(2) The circumstances referred to in paragraph (1) are—
(a)the authorised bank has given its consent to the publication or disclosure;
(b)the information has been made available to the public from another source;
(c)the information is in the form of a summary or collection of information so framed as not to enable information relating to a particular authorised bank to be ascertained from it;
(d)the publication or disclosure is made for the purpose of enabling or assisting the Bank of England to discharge its functions under these Regulations;
(e)the disclosure is made with a view to the instigation of, or otherwise for the purposes of, any criminal proceedings;
(f)the disclosure is made with a view to the enforcement of any civil penalty imposed under regulation 33;
(g)the publication or disclosure is made in pursuance of any Community obligation;
(h)the disclosure is made to the Treasury or the Financial Services Authority, and the Bank of England considers that the disclosure would assist the Treasury or Financial Services Authority in the discharge of their functions under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000(1) or, in the case of the Treasury, under the Act or these Regulations.
(3) The Treasury or the Financial Services Authority may, for the purpose of assisting them in the discharge of their functions under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 or, in the case of the Treasury, under the Act or these Regulations, publish or disclose information obtained by them under paragraph (2)(h).
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