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Privacy Amendment (Re-identification Offence) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the Privacy Act 1988 to prohibit conduct related to the re-identification of de-identified personal information published or released by Commonwealth entities; and the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 to make a consequential amendment.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/10/16  
Second reading moved 12/10/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (10/11/2016): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Report due 07/02/2017
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