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12.  In rule 53, after paragraph (3), insert—

(3A) Nothing in this rule shall prevent the disclosure of a document prepared by an officer of the service for the purpose of—

(a)enabling a person to perform functions required under section 62(3A) of the Justices of the Peace Act 1997(1); and

(b)assisting an officer of the service who is appointed by the court under any enactment to perform his functions.

(3B) Nothing in this rule shall prevent the disclosure of any document relating to proceedings by an officer of the service to any other officer of the service unless that other officer is involved in the same proceedings but on behalf of a different party..

(1)

1997 c. 25; section 62(3A) is inserted by the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43), section 17(1).