—(1) No information or document given under this Part shall, except with the prior consent in writing of the person having the control, management or superintendence of the thing in relation to which the information or document was given —
be published; or
be communicated or disclosed to any other person,
except where it is necessary —
for the purposes of an investigation into or prosecution for an offence under this Act or any other written law; or
to enable a foreign government authority to investigate or prosecute a person for an offence committed in a foreign country, if the conditions specified in subsection (2) are satisfied.
(2) The conditions referred to in subsection (1)(ii) are —
that the offence involves strategic goods or strategic goods technology, or anything that may be used to develop, produce, operate, stockpile or acquire any nuclear, chemical or biological weapon or a missile capable of delivering such weapon;
that the communication or disclosure is not likely to prejudice the sovereignty, security or other essential interests of Singapore;
that the information is used only for the investigation or prosecution for which it was requested and the foreign government authority undertakes to abide by any condition imposed by the Minister on the use of the information; and
such other conditions as the Minister may prescribe.
(3) Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $6,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both.