226. Documents and information required by overseas courts and authorities.

If it appears to him that either:

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    (1)     a requirement has been or may be imposed1 on a person or persons in the United Kingdom to produce to any court, tribunal or authority of an overseas country2 any commercial document3 which is not within the territorial jurisdiction of that country or to furnish any commercial information4 to any such court, tribunal or authority5; or

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