Information disclosure Gateways with other government departments: Police: immigration information related to terrorist activities
Which part of HMRC can disclose this information?
Only those officers involved in former Customs (not Excise) activities, typically interventions at ports and borders.
The purpose for which the information can be disclosed
To assist the police in the work around suspected terrorist activity.
Information which can be disclosed
Information about individuals, and cash/property seizures/forfeitures where that individual is believed to be a terrorist or the cash/property is suspected of being linked to carrying out/funding terrorist activity.
Procedure to follow
Only those staff who work in the relevant business areas may make the disclosure, in compliance with the other provisions of this guidance. Please ask your manager if you are unsure whether you work in the relevant business area.
Legislation which allows disclosure
Schedule 14 Paragraph 4 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
This guidance applies to the whole of the United Kingdom.
For further guidance and assistance generally on confidentiality please contact your Data Guardian.