Gas Regulation Act 2013

Disclosure of confidential information

12. (1) A person shall not disclose confidential information obtained by him or her while performing functions as a director or a member of the staff of, or an adviser or consultant to, the network company, or a member of the staff of such adviser or consultant, unless he or she is duly authorised by the network company to so do.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not operate to prohibit the disclosure of confidential information by a person referred to in that subsection to BGÉ.

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

(a) information that is expressed by the network company 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 network company by contractors, consultants or any other person.