New Laws we Need: No 2 in a series

Elimination of Gagging Clauses

Contracts (Confidentiality Clauses)

(1) A provision of a contract, purporting to impose on either party an obligation of confidentiality, or an undertaking not to disclose or publish certain information, shall be enforceable only to the extent that  the obligation or undertaking relates to information of a personal nature;

(2) In the event that any provision is rendered unenforceable by virtue of subsection (1), the remaining provisions of the contract shall remain in full force and effect, and no provision purporting otherwise shall have effect.


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