Marginal note:Disclosure of confidential information
23 (1) Subject to subsection (2), any person who, without the express authority of the Minister, knowingly discloses any confidential information obtained under this Act
(a) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars; or
(b) is guilty of an indictable offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both.
(2) A person may disclose information referred to in subsection (1) for the purposes of the performance of duties and functions under this or any other Act of Parliament or the administration or enforcement of this Act or as required by any other law, or where the disclosure may reasonably be considered necessary for the protection of any person or property.
- R.S., 1985, c. E-17, s. 23
- 1993, c. 32, s. 12
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