6. Unauthorised disclosure of information

  1. A staff member of a municipality may not without permission disclose any privileged or confidential information obtained as a staff member of the municipality to an unauthorised person.
  2. For the purpose of this item "privileged or confidential information" includes any information-
    1. determined by the municipal council or any structure or functionary of the municipality to be privileged or confidential;
    2. discussed in closed session by the council or a committee of the council;
    3. disclosure of which would violate a person's right to privacy; or
    4. declared to be privileged, confidential or secret In terms of any law.
  3. This item does not derogate from a person's right of access to information in terms of national legislation.