8. Oath of Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Acting Commissioner
(1) Before entering upon the exercise of the duties of their respective offices the Commissioner, the Deputy Commissioner and the Acting Commissioner shall each take an oath or affirmation that he will faithfully and impartially perform the duties of his office, and that he will not, except in accordance with this Act, divulge any information received by him under this Act.
(2) The oath or affirmation shall be administered by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly or, if the office of Speaker is then vacant or the Speaker is by reason of absence or incapacity unable to administer the oath or affirmation, by the President of the Legislative Council but, if the office of President is vacant or the President is by reason of absence or incapacity unable to administer the oath or affirmation, the oath or affirmation shall be administered by such person as is appointed by the Governor for the purpose.
[Section 8 amended by No. 68 of 1976 s. 2; No. 13 of 1982 s. 7.]