Transport (Re-Organisation of Córas Iompair Éireann) Act, 1986

Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of information.

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

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1), shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1,000.

(3) In this section—

“confidential” means that which is expressed to be confidential either as regards particular information or as regards information of a particular class or description;

“duly authorised” means authorised by, as may be appropriate, the Board or the company or by some person authorised in that behalf by the Board or the company.