Official Secrets Act 1963
13.—(1) A person who contravenes or attempts to contravene any provision of this Act shall, without prejudice to any other enactment, be guilty of an offence under this Act.
(2) A person shall be triable summarily for any offence under this Act and on conviction shall be liable to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both.
(3) A person shall be triable on indictment for any offence under section 9 or for any offence under Part II committed in a manner prejudicial to the safety or preservation of the State, and on conviction shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to penal servitude for a term not exceeding seven years.
Inserted (30.07.2018) by Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 (9/2018), s. 24, commenced on enactment.
Conduct which at the time it occurred was an offence under Act designated (12.02.2005) as corrupt conduct by Proceeds of Crime Act 1996 (30/1996), s. 16B(1)(b), as inserted (12.02.2005) by Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005), s. 12, commenced on enactment.