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Identity-matching Services Bill 2018

2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Identity-matching Services Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Home Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act about dealing with information for providing identity-matching services and for carrying on certain identity or community protection activities, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

Division 1—Preliminary                                                                                               1

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

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

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

Division 2—Definitions                                                                                                 4

Subdivision A—General definitions                                                                       4

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 4

5............ Definition of identification information ............................................... 6

6............ Definition of identity or community protection activity ....................... 8

Subdivision B—Definitions relating to identity-matching services              10

7............ Definition of identity-matching service ............................................. 10

8............ Definition of FIS ............................................................................... 12

9............ Definition of FRAUS ......................................................................... 14

10.......... Definition of FVS .............................................................................. 14

11.......... Definition of IDSS ............................................................................ 15

12.......... Definition of OPOLS ........................................................................ 16

Part 2—Developing and operating interoperability hub and NDLFRS   17

13.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 17

14.......... Interoperability hub........................................................................... 17

15.......... NDLFRS.......................................................................................... 17

Part 3—Authorising collection, use and disclosure of identification information               18

Division 1—Simplified outline                                                                                 18

16.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 18

Division 2—Collection, use and disclosure of identification information by the Department     19

17.......... Collection of identification information by the Department............... 19

18.......... Use and disclosure of identification information by the Department. 20

Division 3—Disclosure of identification information by State and Territory authorities to the Department                                                                                             21

19.......... Disclosure of identification information for inclusion in database in NDLFRS       21

Part 4—Protection of information                                                                              22

Division 1—Simplified outline                                                                                 22

20.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 22

Division 2—Limits on recording and disclosure                                           23

21.......... Limits on recording and disclosure by entrusted persons.................. 23

Division 3—Authorised recording and disclosure by entrusted persons                26

22.......... Exercising powers, or performing functions or duties, as an entrusted person         26

23.......... Disclosure to lessen or prevent threat to life or health....................... 26

24.......... Disclosure relating to corruption issue.............................................. 26

25.......... Disclosure with consent.................................................................... 27

Part 5—Miscellaneous                                                                                                        28

26.......... Simplified outline of this Part............................................................ 28

27.......... Delegation of Secretary’s powers and functions under this Act........ 28

28.......... Annual reporting............................................................................... 28

29.......... Review of operation of this Act and provision of identity-matching services           30

30.......... Rules................................................................................................. 30

 



A Bill for an Act about dealing with information for providing identity-matching services and for carrying on certain identity or community protection activities, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: