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Farm Debt Mediation Act

Version of section 24 from 2002-12-31 to 2015-02-26:

Marginal note:Communication of information

  •  (1) Except as authorized by subsection (2), no person shall knowingly communicate or knowingly allow to be communicated to any person any information obtained under this Act from a farmer or from any creditor of a farmer, or knowingly allow any person to inspect or have access to any such information.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) A person engaged in the administration of this Act may communicate or allow to be communicated, or allow inspection of or access to, any information referred to in subsection (1) to or by any other person engaged in the administration of this Act or any person otherwise legally entitled thereto.

  • Marginal note:Protection of witness

    (3) A person engaged in the administration of this Act, including a mediator or expert referred to in subsection 4(4), is not compellable to answer questions concerning the information, or to produce records or other documents containing the information, as evidence in any proceedings not directly concerned with the enforcement or interpretation of this Act or the regulations.

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