Consumer Information Act, 1978

Ascertainment of names and addresses of advertisers.

13.—(1) Where an advertisement in relation to the supply or provision of any goods, services, accommodation or facilities is published and does not include the name and address of the person who procured such publication or his agent, the publisher of the advertisement shall, if the Director or an officer of the Minister or an officer of a council of a county or corporation of a county or other borough in whose functional area the publisher has a place of business so requests within 12 months of the publication of the advertisement, give to the Director or officer, the name and address of such person or his agent.

(2) A person to whom information is given pursuant to a request under subsection (1) of this section shall not give the information to another person other than for the purposes of this Act.

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