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Criminal Code of Latvia (excerpts)

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Section 94. Dissemination of Official Secrets Knowingly
For a person who knowingly commits dissemination of information which constitutes an official
secret, where the offence is committed by the person to whom this information has been
entrusted or has become known in connection with his or her official position or his or her
work, provided the characteristics of espionage are not present therein,
the applicable sentence is deprivation of liberty for a term not exceeding eight years or a
fine not exceeding twenty times the minimum monthly wage.

Section 95. Dissemination of Official Secrets through Negligence
For a person who commits dissemination of official secrets through negligence, or loss of
documents containing official secrets, or loss of objects, information regarding which is an
official secret, where committed by a person to whom the information, documents or
objects had been entrusted, if the documents or objects were lost in violation of provisions for
the safeguarding of official secrets, and if substantial harm results thereby,
the applicable sentence is deprivation of liberty for a term not exceeding three years or a
fine not exceeding fifty times the minimum monthly wage.

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Section 145. Disclosure of Confidential Information of Another Person
For a person who commits intentional disclosure of personal confidential information of another
person, if it has been committed by a person who pursuant to his or her position or employment must
maintain the information entrusted or communicated to him or her in confidence,
the applicable sentence or custodial arrest, or community service, or a fine not exceeding twenty
times the minimum monthly wage.

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Section 200. Unauthorised Acquisition and Disclosure of Information Containing Commercial
Secrets, as well as Unauthorised Disclosure of Inside Information of the Financial Instrument
Market
1. For a person who commits unauthorised acquisition of economic, scientific, technical, or other
information in which there are commercial secrets, for use of disclosure of such information to
another person, or commits unauthorised disclosure of such information to another person for the
same purpose, as well as commits unauthorised disclosure of inside information of the financial
instrument market, the applicable sentence is deprivation of liberty of a term not exceeding five
years, or custodial arrest, or community service, or a fine not exceeding one hundred times the
minimum monthly wage.
2. For a person who commits theft of the information indicated in Paragraph one of this section,
the applicable sentence is deprivation of liberty for a term not exceeding eight years, or a fine not
exceeding one hundred and fifty times the minimum monthly wage.

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Section 329. Disclosure of Confidential Information
For a person who commits disclosure of confidential information which is not an Official secret, if
commission thereof is by State official who has been warned concerning the confidentiality of the
information,
the applicable sentence is custodial arrest, or community service, or a fine not exceeding twenty
times the minimum monthly wage.

Section 330. Disclosure of Confidential Information After Leaving Office
For a person who commits disclosure of confidential information which is not an official secret, if
commission thereof is by a State official after his or her resignation, within a time limit specified in a
warning to him or her concerning the non-disclosure of the information, the applicable sentence is
community service, or a fine not exceeding ten times the minimum monthly wage.