Pigs and Bacon (Amendment) Act, 1939

Prohibition on disclosure of information by members and officers of the Commission.

11.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, it shall not be lawful for any member or officer of the Commission to disclose any information in relation to the business of any other person obtained by him in his capacity as such member or officer.

(2) If any person acts in contravention of this section such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.

(3) Nothing in sub-section (1) of this section shall apply to the disclosure of any information for the purposes of any legal proceedings (whether civil or criminal) taken or proposed to be taken under the Acts of 1935 and 1937 or this Act or for the purposes of any arbitration under section 39 of the Act of 1937.