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National Credit Act, 2005 (Act No. 34 of 2005)

Chapter 8 : Enforcement of Act

Part B : Offences

156. Breach of confidence


(1) It is an offence to disclose any confidential information concerning the affairs of any person or juristic person obtained—
(a) in carrying out any function in terms of this Act; or
(b) as a result of initiating a complaint or participating in any proceedings in terms of this Act.


(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to information disclosed—
(a) for the purpose of the proper administration or enforcement of this Act;
(b) for the purpose of the administration of justice; or
(c) at the request of an inspector, regulator or member of the Tribunal entitled to receive the information.