Western Development Commission Act, 1998

Prohibition of unauthorised disclosure of confidential information.

18.—(1) A person shall not disclose confidential information obtained by him or her while performing duties as a member or member of the staff of, or an adviser or consultant to, the Commission unless he or she is duly authorised by the Commission to do so.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) In this section “confidential information” includes—

(a) information that is expressed by the Commission to be confidential either as regards particular information or as regards information of a particular class or description, and

(b) proposals of a commercial nature or tenders submitted to the Commission by contractors, consultants or any other person.