COMPANIES ACT 1963 – SECT 173 Saving for solicitors and bankers.

173.—Nothing in the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act shall require disclosure to the Minister or to an inspector appointed by the Minister—

( a ) by a solicitor, of any privileged communication made to him in that capacity; or

( b ) by bankers as such of any information as to the affairs of any of their customers other than the company or a body corporate whose affairs are being investigated by virtue of section 167.