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Charities Act 2011

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56Disclosure by Commission: general

(1)The Commission may disclose to any relevant public authority any information received by the Commission in connection with any of the Commission’s functions if—

(a)the disclosure is made for the purpose of enabling or assisting the relevant public authority to discharge any of its functions, or

(b)the information so disclosed is otherwise relevant to the discharge of any of the functions of the relevant public authority.

(2)Subsection (1) is subject to subsection (3) and section 57(1) and (2).

(3)In the case of information disclosed to the Commission under section 54(1), the Commission’s power to disclose the information under subsection (1) is exercisable subject to any express restriction subject to which the information was disclosed to the Commission.

(4)In this section “relevant public authority” has the same meaning as in section 54, except that it also includes any body or person within section 54(3)(d) in a country or territory outside the United Kingdom.

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