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Australian Immunisation Register Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Australian Immunisation Register Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to establish and provide for an immunisation register, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Simplified outline of this Act.............................................................. 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

5............ Meaning of commercial-in-confidence ................................................ 4

6............ Act binds the Crown........................................................................... 5

Part 2—Australian Childhood Immunisation Register                                   6

Division 1—Simplified outline                                                                                   6

7............ Simplified outline of this Part.............................................................. 6

Division 2—Establishment, contents and purposes                                        7

8............ Establishment of the register............................................................... 7

9............ Contents of the register....................................................................... 7

10.......... Purposes of the register....................................................................... 8

Division 3—Requests about personal information in the register       10

11.......... Requests about personal information in the register.......................... 10

Division 4—Payments relating to the register                                               11

12.......... Payments relating to vaccinations...................................................... 11

Division 5—Alternative constitutional bases                                                  12

13.......... Alternative constitutional bases......................................................... 12

Part 4—Dealing with protected information in the register                       13

21.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 13

22.......... Authorised dealings with protected information................................ 13

23.......... Offence relating to protected information.......................................... 14

24.......... Exception for use in good faith......................................................... 15

25.......... Exception if unaware information is commercial-in-confidence........ 15

26.......... Exceptions relating to the person to whom the protected information relates            15

27.......... Exception for disclosure to person who provided the information.... 16

Part 5—Other matters                                                                                                        17

28.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 17

29.......... Approved forms................................................................................ 17

30.......... Delegation......................................................................................... 17

31.......... Rules................................................................................................. 18



A Bill for an Act to establish and provide for an immunisation register, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: