Section 76 – Disclosure of personal information: offence


This section applies to confidential information obtained by the CQC about an identified individual. It is a criminal offence if a person “knowingly or recklessly discloses information to which this section applies during the lifetime of the individual” (subsection (2)). The maximum penalty, on conviction, is two years’ imprisonment. Section 77 contains defences to this […]

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