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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:
(a) 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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