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Health and Social Care Act 2012

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258Information systems: supplementary
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(1)Before establishing an information system pursuant to a direction under section 254 or a request under section 255 the Information Centre must consult—

(a)the person who gave the direction or made the request,

(b)representatives of other persons who the Centre considers are likely to use the information to which the direction or request relates,

(c)representatives of persons from whom any information will be collected, and

(d)such other persons as the Centre considers appropriate.

(2)If the Information Centre reasonably believes that there is no longer a need to retain information which it has obtained by complying with a direction under section 254 or a request under section 255, the Centre may destroy the information.

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