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Privacy Amendment (Office of the Privacy Commissioner) Bill 1998

1998

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Privacy Amendment (Office of the Privacy Commissioner) Bill 1998

 

No.      , 1998

 

(Attorney-General)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to create the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Office of the Privacy Commissioner                                              3

Part 1—Privacy Act 1988                                                                                            3

Part 2—Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986   5

Part 3—Transitional                                                                                                        6

Schedule 2—Consequential amendment                                                                   7

Crimes Act 1914                                                                                                            7

 



A Bill for an Act to create the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Privacy Amendment (Office of the Privacy Commissioner) Act 1998 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (2)  If this Act does not commence under subsection (1) within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, it commences on the first day after the end of that period.

3   Schedule(s )

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.