Irish Aviation Authority Act 1993

Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of information.

35

35. (1) A person shall not disclose confidential information obtained by him while performing duties as a director or member of the staff of, or an adviser or consultant to, the company or a subsidiary unless he is duly authorised by the company or the subsidiary, as the case may be, or by a member of the staff of the company or the subsidiary, as the case may be, duly authorised in that behalf, to do so.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) In this section “ confidential” means that which is expressed by the company or the subsidiary concerned, as the case may be, to be confidential either as regards particular information or as regards information of a particular class or description.

Annotations

Modifications (not altering text):

C22

Person holding record under section excluded from requirement to refuse an FOI request (14.10.2014) by Freedom of Information Act 2014 (30/2014), s. 41(1)(a) and sch. 3 part 1, commenced on enactment.

Enactments relating to non-disclosure of records.

41.—(1) A head shall refuse to grant an FOI request if—(a) the disclosure of the record concerned is prohibited by law of the European Union or any enactment (other than a provision specified in column (3) of Part 1 or 2 of Schedule 3of an enactment specified in that Schedule), or

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SCHEDULE 3

Enactments Excluded from Application of Section 41

PART I

Statutes

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No. 29 of 1993

Irish Aviation Authority Act 1993

Section 35

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Editorial Notes:

E96

Previous affecting provision: person holding record under section excluded from requirement to refuse an FOI request (21.04.1998) by Freedom of Information Act 1997 (13/1997), s. 32 and sch. 3, commenced pursuant to s. 1(2); revoked (14.10.2014) by Freedom of Information Act 2014 (30/2014), s. 5 and sch. 4, commenced on enactment, subject to savings and transitional provisions in ss. 6(1)(h), 43(1) and 55.