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Immigration Act 2014

Part 4: General Provisions
Limitations on powers

349.Paragraph 6 limits powers under this Schedule and provides that this Schedule does not authorise (a) a disclosure in contravention of the Data Protection Act 1998 of personal data not exempt from those provisions or (b) a disclosure prohibited by Part 1 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.

No breach of confidentiality etc

350.Paragraph 7 provides for disclosure of information authorised by this Schedule not to breach obligations of confidence or restrictions on the disclosure of information.

Retention, copying and disposal of documents

351.Paragraph 8 permits a person who is supplied with a document under this Schedule to retain it, copy it or dispose of it in an appropriate manner.

Saving for existing powers

352.Paragraph 9 provides for no limit to be made on any other power to disclose information or supply documents.

Meaning of “registration official”

353.Paragraph 10 defines “registration official.”

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