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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.

241 Statutory functionsU.K.

(1)A public authority which holds information to which section 237 applies may disclose that information for the purpose of facilitating the exercise by the authority of any function it has under or by virtue of this Act or any other enactment.

(2)If information is disclosed under subsection (1) so that it is not made available to the public it must not be further disclosed by a person to whom it is so disclosed other than with the agreement of the public authority for the purpose mentioned in that subsection.

(3)A public authority which holds information to which section 237 applies may disclose that information to any other person for the purpose of facilitating the exercise by that person of any function he has under or by virtue of—

(a)this Act;

(b)an enactment specified in Schedule 15;

(c)such subordinate legislation as the Secretary of State may by order specify for the purposes of this subsection.

(4)Information disclosed under subsection (3) must not be used by the person to whom it is disclosed for any purpose other than a purpose relating to a function mentioned in that subsection.

(5)In subsection (1) the reference to an enactment includes a reference to an enactment contained in—

(a)an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

(b)Northern Ireland legislation;

(c)subordinate legislation.

(6)The Secretary of State may by order amend Schedule 15.

(7)The power to make an order under subsection (6) includes power to add, vary or remove a reference to any provision of—

(a)an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

(b)Northern Ireland legislation.

(8)An order under this section must be made by statutory instrument subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.