Milk (Regulation of Supply and Price) Act, 1936

Prohibition on disclosure of information by members and officers of boards.

21.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, it shall not be lawful for any member or officer of a board 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 this Part of this Act.