(1) In this section
confidential information means information about
place, date or time at which, an analysis or examination referred to in
section 27A is to be carried out; or
place at which a sample is or was stored; or
security or storage arrangements relating to the keeping of a sample.
(2) Except as provided
in subsection (3), a person shall not divulge any confidential information
obtained for the purposes of, or as a result of, the person carrying out an
analysis or examination referred to in section 27A.
Penalty: $20 000 and imprisonment for 7 years.
(3) Subsection (2)
does not apply to the divulging of information —
the course of the performance of any function under this Act; or
the purposes of the investigation of any suspected offence; or
the course of the conduct of proceedings against any person for an offence.
[Section 27B inserted: No. 44 of 1995 s. 9.]