New Clause 77

Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 5:30 pm ar 29 Tachwedd 2007.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Northern Ireland Commissioner for Prison Complaints: offence of wrongful disclosure

‘(1) It is an offence for a person to whom this section applies—

(a) to disclose information in contravention of section (Northern Ireland Commissioner for Prison Complains: disclosure of information etc.), or

(b) to disclose any document or information specified, or of a description specified, in a current notice under section (Northern Ireland Commissioner for Prison Complaints: disclosure prejudicial to national security or contrary to public interest).

(2) The persons to whom this section applies are—

(a) the Commissioner,

(b) any member of the Commissioner’s staff, and

(c) any person from whom advice is obtained advice by virtue of paragraph 11 of Schedule (The Northern Ireland Commissioner for Prison Complaints).

(3) A person who is guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.’.—[Maria Eagle.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.