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§53‑125.  Examiners disclosing confidential information.

If any bank examiner or otheremployee of the Commissioner of Banks fails to keep secret the facts andinformation obtained in the course of an examination of a bank, except when thepublic duty of such examiner or employee requires him to report upon or takeofficial action regarding the affairs of such bank, he shall be guilty of aClass 1 misdemeanor. Nothing in this section shall prevent the proper exchangeof information with the representatives of the banking departments of otherstates, with the federal reserve bank or national bank examiners, or otherauthorities, with the creditors of such bank or others with whom a properexchange of information is wise or necessary. (1921, c. 4, s. 80; C.S., s.224(b); 1931, c. 243, s. 5; 1993, c. 539, s. 420; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s.14(c); 1995, c. 129, s. 25.)