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Health and Social Care Act 2008


Section 80: Code of practice on confidential personal information

271.Section 80 places the Commission under a statutory duty to publish a code of practice in relation to how it will obtain, use, handle and disclose confidential personal information (defined as information which is obtained by the Commission in confidence and which identifies an individual). The Commission must consult the National Information Governance Board and anyone else it considers appropriate before publishing a code under this section.

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