Crown Entities Act 2004

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57 Duty not to disclose information

(1)

A member of a statutory entity who has information in his or her capacity as a member that would not otherwise be available to him or her must not disclose that information to any person, or make use of, or act on, that information, except—

(a)

in the performance of the entity’s functions; or

(b)

as required or permitted by law; or

(c)

in accordance with subsection (2); or

(d)

in complying with the requirements for members to disclose interests.

(2)

A member may disclose, make use of, or act on the information if—

(a)

the member is first authorised to do so by the board or, in the case of a corporation sole, by the responsible Minister; and

(b)

the disclosure, use, or act in question will not, or will be unlikely to, prejudice the entity.