Guardianship Acts (1968 to 1998) by Parliamentary Counsel
THE GUARDIANSHIP ACT 1968:
Restriction of publication of reports of proceedings
[27A. Restriction of publication of reports of proceedings---(1) No
person shall publish any report of proceedings under this Act (other
than criminal proceedings) except with the leave of the Court which
heard the proceedings.
(2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) of this section
commits an offence against this Act and is liable on summary
(a) In the case of an individual, to imprisonment for a term not
exceeding 3 months, or to a fine not exceeding $500:
(b) In the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $2,500.
(3) Nothing in this section shall limit---
(a) The provisions of any other enactment relating to the prohibition
or regulation of the publication of reports or particulars
relating to judicial proceedings; or
(b) The power of any Court to punish any contempt of Court.
(4) Nothing in this section shall apply to the publication of any
report in any publication that---
(a) Is of a bona fide professional or technical nature; and
(b) Is intended for circulation among members of the legal or medical
professions, officers of the Public Service, psychologists,
advisers in the sphere of marriage counselling, or social