[1224B Offence of disclosure in contravention of section 1224A]
[1224B Offence of disclosure in contravention of section 1224A]
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

[(1)     A person who discloses information in contravention of section 1224A (restrictions on disclosure) is guilty of an offence, unless—

(a)     he did not know, and had no reason to suspect, that the information had been provided as mentioned in section 1224A(1), or

(b)     he took all reasonable steps and exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of the offence.

(2)     A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable—

(a)     on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or a fine (or both);

(b)     on summary conviction—

(i)     in Scotland, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or to both;