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Part 9 U.K. Information

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

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))

Permitted disclosureU.K.

239 ConsentU.K.

(1)This Part does not prohibit the disclosure by a public authority of information held by it to any other person if it obtains each required consent.

(2)If the information was obtained by the authority from a person who had the information lawfully and the authority knows the identity of that person the consent of that person is required.

(3)If the information relates to the affairs of an individual the consent of the individual is required.

(4)If the information relates to the business of an undertaking the consent of the person for the time being carrying on the business is required.

(5)For the purposes of subsection (4) consent may be given—

(a)in the case of a company by a director, secretary or other officer of the company;

(b)in the case of a partnership by a partner;

(c)in the case of an unincorporated body or association by a person concerned in the management or control of the body or association.