Non-disclosure of original
identity of participants
(a) a participant who has been provided with a new identity under the witness protection programme would, apart from this section, be required by or under a law of Hong Kong to disclose his original identity for a particular purpose; and
(b) the approving authority has given the participant written permission not to disclose his original identity for that purpose,
the participant is not required to disclose his original identity to any person for that purpose.
(2) If a participant has been given permission under subsection (1) not to disclose his original identity for a particular purpose, it is lawful for the participant, in any proceedings or for any purpose under or in relation to the relevant law of Hong Kong, to claim that his new identity is his only identity.