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Privacy (Data Security Breach Notification) Amendment Bill 2007 [2008]
2004

 

 

2004-2005-2006-2007

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Privacy (Data Security Breach Notification) Amendment Bill 2007

 

No.      , 2007

 

(Senator Stott Despoja)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Privacy Act 1988 to require organisations and agencies to notify affected individuals of a breach of data security where their personal information is accessed by, or disclosed to, an unauthorised person, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Object of Act....................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Privacy Act 1988                                             2

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Privacy Act 1988 to require organisations and agencies to notify affected individuals of a breach of data security where their personal information is accessed by, or disclosed to, an unauthorised person, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

 

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Privacy ( Data Security Breach Notification) Amendment Act 2007 .

2   Commencement

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

3   Object of Act

                   The object of this Act is to require agencies and organisations to notify affected individuals of a breach of data security where their personal information is accessed by, or disclosed to, an unauthorised person.