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Friday, 23 November 1979

Senator DURACK (Western AustraliaAttorney General) - I move:


(3) Page 8, clause 12, at the end of the clause, add the following sub-clauses:

(2) Where the Commission considers that the preservation of the anonymity of a person who has made a complaint to the Commission, or has furnished or proposes to furnish information, has produced or proposes to produce a document, has given or proposes to give evidence or has made or proposes to make a submission to the Commission or to a prescribed person acting on behalf of the Commission, is necessary to protect the security of employment, the privacy or any human right of the person, the Commission may give directions prohibiting the disclosure of the identity of the person.

( 3 ) A person shall not contravene or fail to comply with a direction given by the Commission under sub-section (2) that is applicable to him.

Penalty: $ 1 , 000 or imprisonment for 3 months, or both. '.


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