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Energy Act 2008

Section 59: Offence of further disclosure of information

289.This section allows for the disclosure of information obtained by virtue of section 52(4) or 53(2) or 53(5), or regulations under section 54(2)(e), only if that information is:

  • disclosed as a result of section 63 or any other function under this Chapter; or

  • disclosed with the consent of the person who originally provided the information; or

  • information obtained by the Health and Safety Executive under section 63 and disclosed for the purposes of its functions under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (c. 57); or

  • information obtained by environmental agencies under section 63 and disclosed for the purposes of the functions of those agencies under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (c.12).

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