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Immigration Act 2014

Part 3: Disclosure of information etc for prevention of crime etc

344.Paragraph 5(1) allows a registration official to disclose any information or supply any information to an eligible person or another registration official in England and Wales for the purpose of crime-fighting.

345.Paragraph 5(2) provides for information to be disclosed for crime-fighting purposes if the conditions set out in sub-paragraphs (3) (Condition A) and (4) (Condition B) are met.

346.Paragraph 5(3) provides that Condition A is met if the registration official has reasonable grounds for suspecting that a criminal offence has been, is being, or will be committed.

347.Paragraph 5(4) provides that Condition B is met if the registration official discloses the information or supplies the document for the purpose of verification of information supplied to another registration official or assisting in the prosecution, investigation, detection or prevention of a criminal offence.

348.Paragraph 5(5) defines “eligible person” in this paragraph.

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