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Keeping Jobs from Going Offshore (Protection of Personal Information) Bill 2009 [2010]

 

2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keeping Jobs from Going Offshore (Protection of Personal Information) Bill 2009

 

No.      , 2009

 

(Senator Fielding)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to protect jobs in Australia by preventing the transfer of personal information to other countries without consent, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

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

4............ Interpretation of this Act..................................................................... 2

Part 2—Consent to transfer personal information                                            5

5............ Consent requirements for the transfer of personal information........... 5

6............ Countries certified as having adequate protection................................ 5

7............ Countries not certified as having adequate protection.......................... 5

8............ Consent decision not to affect business relationship........................... 6

9............ Certification of privacy protections..................................................... 6

Part 3—Call centre disclosure requirements                                                          7

10.......... Call centre disclosure requirements..................................................... 7

11.......... Foreign call centre............................................................................... 7

Part 4—Interaction with Privacy Law                                                                       8

12.......... Interaction with Privacy Law.............................................................. 8

13.......... Interference with privacy..................................................................... 8

Part 5—Interaction with Trade Practices Law                                                    9

14.......... Interaction with Trade Practices Law.................................................. 9

15.......... Intentional breach of consent condition............................................... 9

Part 6—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        10

16.......... Regulations....................................................................................... 10

 



A Bill for an Act to protect jobs in Australia by preventing the transfer of personal information to other countries without consent, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: