Air Navigation and Transport (Amendment) Act, 1998

Prohibition of unauthorised disclosure of confidential information.

36.—(1) A person shall not disclose confidential information obtained by him or her while performing duties as a director or member of the staff of, adviser or consultant to, the company or a subsidiary of the company unless he or she is duly authorised by the company or the subsidiary, as the case may be, to do so.

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

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

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