Art. 10

Limitations of the right to information for journalists

1 The controller of a data file that is used exclusively for publication in the edited section of a periodically published medium may refuse to provide information, limit the information or defer its provision provided:
a. the personal data reveals the sources of the information;
b. access to the drafts of publications would have to be given;
c. the freedom of the public to form its opinion would be prejudiced.
2 Journalists may also refuse restrict or defer information if the data file is being used exclusively as a personal work aid.