Private Security Services Act 2004

Non-disclosure of information.


18.—(1) Save as otherwise provided by law, a person shall not, without the consent of the Authority, disclose any information obtained by him or her while performing, or as a result of having performed, duties as a member of the Authority, the Chief Executive, a member of the staff of the Authority or a member of an advisory committee, F12[a consultant, an inspector or an adviser] appointed by it.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €2,000.

(3) This section does not apply to the disclosure of information in a report made to the Authority or by the Authority to the Minister.




Substituted (2.08.2011) by Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011 (23/2011), s. 8, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:


A fine of €2,000 translates into a class C fine, not greater than €2,500, as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 6(2) and table ref. no. 1, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.