Social Welfare And Pensions (No. 2) Act 2009

Exchange of information — amendment.

18.— Section 261 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2):

“(2A) Information held by the Minister for the purpose of this Act or the control of schemes administered by or on behalf of the Minister or the Department of Social and Family Affairs may be transferred by the Minister to—

(a) the competent authority of a Member State other than the State, or

(b) an international organisation, any other state or government or the proper authority under any other government in respect of which an order has been made under section 287.”.