—(1) Any candidate or his election agent who or any political party which, on payment of any fee, acquires from the Registration Officer any copy (whether in printed or electronic form) of any register of electors —
shall use any information recorded in the register only for communicating with electors;
shall not use any information recorded in the register for commercial purposes; and
may disclose any information recorded in the register to others only after obtaining their written acknowledgment that they are bound by the restrictions in this subsection.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), no person who obtains any information recorded in any register of electors shall reproduce, store or transmit any part of the information by electronic or any other means for any purpose.
(3) Subsection (2) shall not apply to —
a candidate or his election agent who or any political party which, on payment of any fee, acquires a copy of a register of electors from the Registration Officer; or
a person who obtains information in any register of electors from a candidate, an election agent or a political party after giving a written acknowledgment described in subsection (1)(c).
(4) Any person who knowingly contravenes subsection (1) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,500 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 9 months or to both.
(5) In this section, “candidate” includes a candidate at any presidential election.