—(1) Every person in Singapore who has information which he knows or believes may be of material assistance —
in preventing the commission by another person of a hostage-taking offence; or
in securing the apprehension, prosecution or conviction of another person, in Singapore, for a hostage-taking offence,
and who fails to disclose the information immediately to a police officer shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $50,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to both.
(2) No criminal or civil proceedings shall lie against a person for any disclosure made in good faith under this section.
(3) A person who makes a disclosure in good faith under this section shall not be treated as being in breach of any restriction upon the disclosure of information imposed by law, contract or rules of professional conduct.