213. Duty to share information.

213.     Duty to share information.

The following provisions1 apply to:

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    (1)     designated customs officials2;

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    (2)     immigration officers3;

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    (3)     the Secretary of State in so far as he has general customs functions4;

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    (4)     the Secretary of State in so far as he has functions relating to immigration, asylum or nationality5;

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    (5)     the Director of Border Revenue and any person exercising functions of the Director6;

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    (6)     a chief officer of police7; and

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    (7)     Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs8.

The persons specified above9 must share information which:

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    (a)     is obtained or held in the exercise of a power specified by the