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13Supply of information to police etc by Registrar GeneralE+W+N.I.

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(1)The Registrar General for England and Wales or the Registrar General for Northern Ireland may supply information contained in any register of deaths kept by him—

(a)to a police force in the United Kingdom,

(b)to a special police force,

(c)to the [F1National Crime Agency], or

(d)to a person or body specified, or of a description specified, by order,

for use in the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences.

(2)The power to make an order under subsection (1)(d) is exercisable—

(a)in relation to England and Wales, by the Registrar General for England and Wales with the approval of [F2the Secretary of State];

(b)in relation to Northern Ireland, by the [F3Department of Justice in Northern Ireland] after consulting the Registrar General for Northern Ireland.

(3)A Registrar General may charge a reasonable fee in respect of the cost of supplying information under this section.

(4)The supply of information in the exercise of the power conferred by subsection (1) may be made subject to conditions, including in particular conditions as to—

(a)the use and storage of the information;

(b)the period for which any record of the information may be retained;

(c)those to whom the information may be disclosed.

(5)This section does not limit the circumstances in which information may be supplied apart from this section.

(6)In this section “special police force” means—

(a)the Ministry of Defence Police;

(b)the British Transport Police Force;

(c)the Civil Nuclear Constabulary;

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F1Words in s. 13(1)(c) substituted (7.10.2013) by Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), s. 61(2), Sch. 8 para. 169; S.I. 2013/1682, art. 3(v)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 13(2)(a): transfer of functions (3.4.2008) by Transfer of Functions (Registration) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/678), art. 1(2), Sch. 1 para. 15 (with art. 4)

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I1S. 13 in force at 29.6.2007 for E.W. by S.I. 2007/1614, art. 2(d)

I2S. 13 in force at 30.7.2007 for N.I. by S.I. 2007/2052, art. 2

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