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Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Section 437: Further disclosure

580.Subsections (1) to (4) restrict the onward transmission from the Director of information received from either the Commissioners of Inland Revenue or Commissioners of Customs and Excise (or persons who have disclosed on their behalf). As with section 436(8) and (9), these measures are an acknowledgement of the personal nature of the information. They ensure that it can only be used for purposes connected with the exercise of the Director’s functions and with the permission of the providing body.

581.Subsection (6) enables a provider of information to the Director other than the Commissioners of Inland Revenue or the Commissioners of Customs and Excise to attach conditions relating to its further disclosure, for example where it may contain sensitive operational details.

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