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Immigration Act 2016

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Employment Agencies Act 1973 (c. 35)

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4(1)Section 9 of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (inspection) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (4)—

(a)in paragraph (a), for the words before sub-paragraph (i) substitute “No information to which this subsection applies shall be disclosed except—”;

(b)at the end of paragraph (a) insert ; or

(vii)to an officer acting by virtue of section 26 of the Immigration Act 2016 (investigative functions in connection with labour market enforcement undertakings and orders); or

(viii)to an officer acting for the purposes of Part 2 of the Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 for any purpose relating to that Part; or

(ix)to the Pensions Regulator for the purposes of the exercise of any function of the Regulator; or

(x)to the Care Quality Commission for the purposes of the exercise of any function of the Commission.

(3)After subsection (4) insert—

(5)Subsection (4) applies to—

(a)information obtained in the course of exercising the powers conferred by this section,

(b)information obtained pursuant to section 15(5A) of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998, and

(c)information obtained in the course of exercising powers by virtue of section 26(1) of the Immigration Act 2016 (investigative functions in connection with labour market enforcement undertakings and orders).

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