The Information Platform shall keep the information held by it confidential in accordance with the Regulations unless otherwise provided by the Regulations or other laws and regulations.
When an administrative authority, prosecutors’ office or court is necessary to use or access the information provided in the preceding paragraph to handle, investigate or hear any litigant proceeding related to money laundering activities, the shall inquire or obtain the information provided in the preceding paragraph from the Information Platform by state the reasons for. The authorities with jurisdiction of administrative appeal and litigation related to Article 22-1 of the Act shall apply the same.
Where a financial institution or designated nonfinancial business or profession provided in Article 5 of the MLCA, in order to proceed the procedure for verifying the identity of the customer in accordance with the MLCA, is necessary to use the information provided in Paragraph 1, its qualification shall be recognized by its guild. For each enquiry or access to the information, the financial institutions or designated nonfinancial businesses or professions shall state the scope and cause of the specific case with the Information Platform. However, for a financial institution provided in Paragraph 1, Article 5 of the MLCA or a designated nonfinancial business or profession provided in Paragraph 3, Article 5 of the MLCA that does not have a guild, its qualification may be recognized by its competent authority in charge of such business for the Information Platform provided in Article 2 or by the Designated Institution for Information Platform provided in Article 3 respectively.
In the case of the preceding paragraph, the Information Platform may make appropriately cover on the information within the necessary scope.