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Higher Education and Research Act 2017

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80Use of application-to-acceptance information for research purposes

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(1)The Secretary of State may—

(a)use information obtained under section 79 for use for qualifying research, and

(b)provide information obtained under section 79 to an approved person for use for qualifying research.

(2)The Secretary of State or an approved person may publish the product of research conducted using information obtained under section 79 so long as—

(a)a purpose of the Secretary of State or the approved person in publishing it is to provide statistical information,

(b)no individual to whom the information obtained under section 79 relates may be identified from the publication, and

(c)the publication does not include information obtained under section 79 that may be regarded as commercially sensitive.

(3)“Approved person” means—

(a)a body approved by the Secretary of State for the purposes of this section that uses or disseminates information for the purpose of research (“an approved body”), or

(b)an individual approved by the Secretary of State or an approved body for the purposes of this section (“an approved researcher”).

(4)An approved body may provide information obtained under section 79 to an approved researcher, but an approved researcher may not provide that information to—

(a)another approved researcher, or

(b)another approved body.

(5)The Secretary of State must publish guidance regarding factors that will be taken into account in deciding whether to approve a body or individual for the purposes of this section.

(6)“Qualifying research” has the same meaning as in section 79.

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