National Board For Science and Technology Act, 1977

Prohibition of disclosure of confidential information.

25.—(1) No person who is or has been an officer or servant of, or an adviser or consultant to, the Board shall disclose any information classified by the Board as confidential which has been obtained by him while performing (or as a result of having performed) duties as such officer, servant, adviser or consultant.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £500.