Explanatory Memorandum

Rates (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009

2009 CHAPTER 8

3 November 2009

Commentary on Sections

Section 10: Unauthorised disclosure of information relating to particular persons

This section creates a new offence relating to the unauthorised disclosure of information by persons employed by the Department of Finance and Personnel and members, officers or employees of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive as well as persons employed in the provision of services to those organisations. The relevant penalties are specified in subsection (5).