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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Section 115: Supply of information by Secretary of State etc.

644.This section provides that the report compiled under subsection (3)(b) of section 114 may be provided to the police. The police may retain the information and use it in the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of offences but for no other purpose. This would include an offence under section 113 of failing to comply with the notification requirements or by providing false information at notification (see subsection (3)of that section). In addition, the information may be used to prevent, detect, investigate or prosecute other offences: for example, information that identified the possible whereabouts of an offender who was wanted for robbery could be used by the police in investigating that offence.

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