Employees (Provision of Information and Consultation) Act 2006

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Offences.

19.— (1) A person who fails to comply with section 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 or 13 is guilty of an offence.

(2) It is an offence for an employer to refuse to provide the information referred to in section 5 or to unreasonably or wilfully obstruct or delay the provision of such information.

(3) It is an offence for an employer to fail to arrange for the election or appointment of one or more than one employees’ representative under section 6(2) .

(4) It is an offence for an employer to fail to put in place a system of representation through employees’ representatives where one has been requested and approved by employees under section 11 .

(5) It is an offence for an individual to whom section 14(1) applies to disclose information to employees or third parties not subject to a duty of confidentiality under this Act where that information is expressly provided in confidence to the individual concerned.