Further Education and Training Act 2013

18.

Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of confidential information.

18.— (1) Subject to sections 34 and 35 , a person shall not disclose confidential information obtained by him or her while performing functions as a member or member of the staff of, or an adviser or consultant to, An tSeirbhís, or a member of the staff of such adviser or consultant, unless he or she is duly authorised by An tSeirbhís to so do.

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

( a) information that is expressed by An tSeirbhís 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 An tSeirbhís by contractors, consultants or any other person.