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Part 9 U.K. Information

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C3Pt. 9 applied (1.5.2009 for specified purposes, 1.11.2009 in so far as not already in force) by The Payment Services Regulations 2009 (S.I. 2009/209), reg. 1(2)(b)(c), 107 (with reg. 3)

C5Pt. 9 (ss. 237-247) modified (prosp.) by Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 (c. 17), ss. 29(3)-(7), 66 (with s. 6(9))

Restrictions on disclosureU.K.

237 General restrictionU.K.

(1)This section applies to specified information which relates to—

(a)the affairs of an individual;

(b)any business of an undertaking.

(2)Such information must not be disclosed—

(a)during the lifetime of the individual, or

(b)while the undertaking continues in existence,

unless the disclosure is permitted under this Part.

(3)But subsection (2) does not prevent the disclosure of any information if the information has on an earlier occasion been disclosed to the public in circumstances which do not contravene—

(a)that subsection;

(b)any other enactment or rule of law prohibiting or restricting the disclosure of the information.

(4)Nothing in this Part authorises a disclosure of information which contravenes the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29).

(5)Nothing in this Part affects the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

(6)This Part (except section 244) does not affect any power or duty to disclose information which exists apart from this Part.

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