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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) (NEW SOUTH WALES) ACT 1987 - SECT 19
Secrecy and confidentiality
19 Secrecy and confidentiality
(1) Anything that an inspecting officer has done or omitted to do under this
Part must not be included in a report or special report under Division 2 of
Part 11 of the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016 .
(2) Subject to
sections 13 (1) (c) and 16, an inspecting officer must not, directly or
indirectly, except for the purposes of, and in accordance with, this Act:
make a record of any information, or
(b) disclose or communicate to any
person any information, being information acquired by the inspecting officer
by reason of, or in the course of, the exercise of the inspecting officer's
functions under this Act.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units or imprisonment
for 12 months, or both.
(3) An inspecting officer is not compellable, in any
legal proceedings, to give evidence or produce documents acquired by the
inspecting officer by reason of, or in the course of, the exercise of the
inspecting officer's functions under this Act.
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