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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 - SECT 1317AG

Identifying information not to be disclosed etc. to courts or tribunals

                   If a person (the discloser ) makes a disclosure of information that qualifies for protection under this Part, the discloser or any other person is not to be required:

                     (a)  to disclose to a court or tribunal:

                              (i)  the identity of the discloser; or

                             (ii)  information that is likely to lead to the identification of the discloser; or

                     (b)  to produce to a court or tribunal a document containing:

                              (i)  the identity of the discloser; or

                             (ii)  information that is likely to lead to the identification of the discloser;

except where:

                     (c)  it is necessary to do so for the purposes of giving effect to this Part; or

                     (d)  the court or tribunal thinks it necessary in the interests of justice to do so.

Note:          A discloser may also be able to apply to the court or tribunal, in accordance with the rules of the court or tribunal, for an order protecting the discloser's identity.



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