103 Destruction of irrelevant information

(1)

In this section, irrelevant information means information that—

(a)

is obtained by an intelligence and security agency within the scope of an authorised activity; but

(b)

is not required, or is no longer required, by the agency for the performance of its functions.

(2)

Irrelevant information must be destroyed as soon as practicable.

(3)

Subsection (2) is subject to—

(a)

any enactment requiring the retention of the information; or

(b)

any order of a court that imposes a prohibition on the destruction of the information.