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F1Part 1SCharities

Textual Amendments

F1Pt. 1 Ch. 5A inserted (1.10.2010 for specified purposes, 1.11.2012 in so far as not already in force) by Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8), ss. 125(1), 134(7); S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.; S.S.I. 2012/218, art. 2

Chapter 3SCo-operation and information

Sharing informationS

24Disclosure of information by and to OSCRS

(1)OSCR may disclose any information to any public body or office-holder (in Scotland, in any other part of the United Kingdom or in a country or territory outside the United Kingdom)—

(a)for any purpose connected with the exercise of OSCR's functions, or

(b)for the purpose of enabling or assisting the public body or office-holder to exercise any functions.

(2)Any person to whom this subsection applies may disclose any information to OSCR for the purpose of enabling or assisting OSCR to exercise any functions.

(3)Subsection (2) applies to—

(a)any office-holder in the Scottish Administration,

(b)the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body,

(c)any local authority,

(d)any constable, and

(e)any other Scottish public authority with mixed functions or no reserved functions.

(4)A power to disclose information under subsection (1) or (2) is, unless section 25 otherwise provides, subject to any obligation as to secrecy or other restriction on disclosure of the information however imposed.

Commencement Information

I1S. 24 in force at 24.4.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/189, art. 2(2), Sch. Pt. 2