Radiological Protection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014

Amendment of section 36 of Act of 1991

41. Section 36 of the Act of 1991 is amended by—

(a) the insertion of the following subsections after subsection (1):

“(1A) A person shall not disclose confidential information that is made available to the State by another state party to the Protection Convention by virtue of the provisions of that convention unless that state party has authorised that disclosure.

(1B) A person shall not disclose information relating to—

(a) any measure intended to prevent the theft, unlawful obtaining or unauthorised dispersal of nuclear material, or

(b) any measure intended to prevent the sabotage of nuclear facilities,

unless duly authorised or as required by law.”,

(b) the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (2):

“(2) A person who contravenes a provision of subsection (1), (1A) or (1B) shall be guilty of an offence.”,


(c) in subsection (3), the substitution of “In this section” for “In subsection (1) of this section”.