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Privacy (Extension to Political Acts and Practices) Amendment Bill 2006 [2008]
2004

 

 

2004-2005-2006

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Privacy (Extension to Political Acts and Practices) Amendment Bill 2006

 

No.      , 2006

 

(Senator Stott Despoja)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Privacy Act 1988 to remove the exemption provided by the Act for political acts and practices, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Objects................................................................................................ 2

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Privacy Act 1988                                             3

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Privacy Act 1988 to remove the exemption provided by the Act for political acts and practices, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Privacy (Extension to Political Acts and Practices) Amendment Act 2006 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3   Objects

                   The object of this Act is to ensure registered political parties are included in and subject to the Privacy Act 1988 , and to prevent the uncontrolled and unauthorised use of personal information by registered political parties and their members.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.