Unclaimed Life Assurance Policies Act 2003

Disclosure of information to inspector.


24. —(1) Subject to section 22(2), any prohibition or restriction imposed by law (including any contract) in relation to the disclosure of information (including records in any form) does not apply in relation to—

(a) the disclosure of information in good faith to, or access to information by, an inspector for the purposes of his or her functions under this Part, or

(b) any information that is contained in an inspector's report under section 22 and in the opinion of the inspector ought, in the public interest, to be so contained and no liability of any kind shall attach to the person or insurance undertaking (including their directors, officers or employees) making the disclosure.

(2) Nothing in this section or section 20 or 21 compels the disclosure by any person of any information that the person would, in the opinion of the court, be entitled to refuse to produce on the grounds of legal professional privilege or authorises the taking possession of any document containing such information that is in the person's possession.