Health Care Complaints Act 1993 No 105
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 27 November 2014 at 05:34)

58   Offence for conciliator or staff of Health Conciliation Registry to disclose information obtained in conciliation

A conciliator or a member of staff of the Commission employed in the Health Conciliation Registry must not disclose information obtained during the conciliation of a complaint (including to a member of staff of the Commission that is not employed in the Registry) except in any one or more of the following circumstances:
(a)  with the consent of the parties to the complaint concerned,
(b)  in connection with the administration or execution of this Division,
(c)  if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the disclosure is necessary to prevent or minimise the danger of injury to any person or damage to any property,
(d)  in accordance with a requirement imposed by or under a law of the State (other than a requirement imposed by a subpoena or other compulsory process) or the Commonwealth.

Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.

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