Industrial Development (Enterprise Ireland) Act 1998

Disclosure of information.

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16. (1) Save as otherwise provided by law and subsection (3), a person shall not, without the consent of the Board, other than in respect of paragraph (f), disclose any information obtained by him or her while performing (or as a result of having performed) duties as—

( a) a member of the Board,

( b) the chief executive officer,

( c) a member of the staff of the Agency or of Forfás seconded to the Agency,

( d) a member of a committee established under section 14 ,

( e) an adviser or consultant to the Agency or an employee of such person whilst performing duties relating to such advice or consultation, or

( f) a member of the board or staff of, or adviser or consultant to or an employee of such person relating to such advice or consultation, any subsidiary, without the consent of the board of the subsidiary.

(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 £1,500.

(3) Nothing in subsection (1) shall prevent disclosure of information in a report made to the Agency or on behalf of the Agency to the Minister.