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SR 2003 No. 322 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Privacy (Private Sector) Regsulations 2001.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Feb-2004
Tabled Senate10-Feb-2004
Gazetted 19 Dec 2003
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Privacy (Private Sector) Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2003 No. 3222

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Privacy Act 1988.

Dated 18 December 2003



By His Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Privacy (Private Sector) Amendment Regulations 2003 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on gazettal.

3              Amendment of Privacy (Private Sector) Regulations 2001

                Schedule 1 amends the Privacy (Private Sector) Regulations 2001.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)


[1]           Before regulation 1


Part 1                 Preliminary

[2]           Before regulation 5


Part 2                 Privacy Codes

[3]           After regulation 5, including the note


Part 3                 National Privacy Principles

6              Definitions for Part 3

                In this Part:

agency means an agency, as defined in subsection 6 (1) of the Act, and specified in Schedule 2, in relation to which the Minister is satisfied that the events mentioned in paragraphs 100 (2) (a) and (b) of the Act have occurred.

AGEST means the Australian Government Employees Superannuation Trust (including a payroll contractor of that organisation).

AvSuper means AvSuper Pty Ltd (including a payroll contractor of AvSuper Pty Ltd).

payroll contractor, of an organisation (the principal organisation), means an organisation that is responsible, under a contract, for processing, on behalf of the principal organisation, any payments received by, or on behalf of, the principal organisation from an agency, its agent or its contracted service provider for the benefit of an individual employed, or formerly employed, by the agency.

payroll number, assigned to an individual by an agency, means the identifier assigned to the individual by the agency, its agent or its contracted service provider for the purpose of providing salary and other employment benefits to the individual.

7              Exceptions to National Privacy Principle 7.1

                For subclause 7.1A of the National Privacy Principles:

                (a)    AvSuper is a prescribed organisation; and

               (b)    the payroll number assigned to an individual by Airservices Australia or the Civil Aviation Safety Authority is a prescribed identifier; and

                (c)    the prescribed circumstance is that the payroll number is adopted by AvSuper to provide a superannuation service to the individual.

8              Exceptions to National Privacy Principle 7.2

                For paragraph 7.2 (c) of the National Privacy Principles:

                (a)    AGEST and AvSuper are each a prescribed organisation; and

               (b)    the payroll number assigned to an individual by an agency is a prescribed identifier; and

                (c)    the prescribed circumstance is that the payroll number is used or disclosed by AGEST or AvSuper to provide a superannuation service to the individual.

[4]           After Schedule 1


Schedule 2        Agencies

(regulation 6)

       1.       Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission

       2.       Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services

       3.       Aboriginal Hostels Ltd

       4.       Administrative Appeals Tribunal

       5.       Airservices Australia

       6.       Anindilyakwa Land Council

       7.       Attorney-General’s Department

       8.       Australia Council

       9.       Australia-Japan Foundation

     10.       Australian Accounting Standards Board

     11.       Australian Agency for International Development

     12.       Australian Broadcasting Authority

     13.       Australian Broadcasting Corporation

     14.       Australian Bureau of Statistics

     15.       Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

     16.       Australian Communications Authority

     17.       Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

     18.       Australian Crime Commission

     19.       Australian Customs Service

     20.       Australian Electoral Commission

     21.       Australian Federal Police

     22.       Australian Film Commission

     23.       Australian Film Television and Radio School

     24.       Australian Fisheries Management Authority

     25.       Australian Government Solicitor

     26.       Australian Greenhouse Office

     27.       Australian Hearing

     28.       Australian Heritage Commission

     29.       Australian Industrial Registry

     30.       Australian Industrial Relations Commission

     31.       Australian Industry Development Corporation

     32.       Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

     33.       Australian Institute of Criminology

     34.       Australian Institute of Family Studies

     35.       Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

     36.       Australian Institute of Marine Science

     37.       Australian Law Reform Commission

     38.       Australian Maritime College

     39.       Australian Maritime Safety Authority

     40.       Australian Military Forces Relief Trust Fund

     41.       Australian National Audit Office

     42.       Australian National Maritime Museum

     43.       Australian National Training Authority

     44.       Australian National University

     45.       Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

     46.       Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

     47.       Australian Postal Corporation

     48.       Australian Protective Services

     49.       Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

     50.       Australian Public Service Commission

     51.       Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

     52.       Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation

     53.       Australian Research Council

     54.       Australian Secret Intelligence Service

     55.       Australian Securities and Investments Commission

     56.       Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

     57.       Australian Sports Commission

     58.       Australian Sports Drug Agency

     59.       Australian Taxation Office

     60.       Australian Tourist Commission

     61.       Australian Trade Commission

     62.       Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

     63.       Australian War Memorial

     64.       Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation

     65.       Biotechnology Australia

     66.       Bureau of Meteorology

     67.       Central Land Council

     68.       Centrelink

     69.       Child Support Agency

     70.       Civil Aviation Safety Authority

     71.       Classification Board

     72.       Classification Review Board

     73.       Comcare

     74.       Commonwealth Grants Commission

     75.       Commonwealth Ombudsman Office

     76.       Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

     77.       ComSuper

     78.       Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee

     79.       Cotton Research and Development Corporation

     80.       Criminology Research Council

     81.       CrimTrac Agency

     82.       CRS Australia

     83.       Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme Board

     84.       Dairy Adjustment Authority

     85.       Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Authority

     86.       Defence Housing Authority

     87.       Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

     88.       Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

     89.       Department of Defence

     90.       Department of Education, Science and Training

     91.       Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

     92.       Department of Environment and Heritage

     93.       Department of Family and Community Services

     94.       Department of Finance and Administration

     95.       Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

     96.       Department of Health and Ageing

     97.       Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

     98.       Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources

     99.       Department of the House of Representatives

   100.       Department of the Parliamentary Library

   101.       Department of the Parliamentary Reporting Staff

   102.       Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

   103.       Department of the Senate

   104.       Department of the Treasury

   105.       Department of Transport and Regional Services

   106.       Department of Veterans’ Affairs

   107.       Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency

   108.       Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

   109.       Family Court of Australia

   110.       Federal Court of Australia

   111.       Federal Magistrates Court

   112.       Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

   113.       Food Standards Australia New Zealand

   114.       Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation

   115.       Frontline Defence Services

   116.       Geoscience Australia

   117.       Grains Research and Development Corporation

   118.       Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation

   119.       Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

   120.       Health Insurance Commission

   121.       High Court Of Australia

   122.       Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission

   123.       Indigenous Business Australia

   124.       Indigenous Land Corporation

   125.       Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia (ITSA)

   126.       Inspector General of Taxation

   127.       IP Australia

   128.       Joint House Department

   129.       Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation

   130.       Migration Review Tribunal

   131.       National Archives of Australia

   132.       National Blood Authority

   133.       National Capital Authority

   134.       National Competition Council

   135.       National Gallery of Australia

   136.       National Library of Australia

   137.       National Museum of Australia

   138.       National Native Title Tribunal

   139.       National Occupational Health and Safety Commission

   140.       National Oceans Office

   141.       National Office for the Information Economy

   142.       National Road Transport Commission

   143.       National Standards Commission

   144.       Northern Land Council

   145.       Office of Film and Literature Classification

   146.       Office of National Assessments

   147.       Office of Parliamentary Counsel

   148.       Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

   149.       Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner

   150.       Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

   151.       Office of the Official Secretary of the Governor-General

   152.       Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator

   153.       Private Health Insurance Administration Council

   154.       Private Health Insurance Ombudsman

   155.       Productivity Commission

   156.       Professional Services Review Scheme

   157.       Public Sector Superannuation Scheme Board

   158.       Quarantine and Exports Advisory Council

   159.       Refugee Review Tribunal

   160.       Repatriation Commission

   161.       Reserve Bank of Australia

   162.       Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Trust Fund

   163.       Royal Australian Air Force Welfare Trust Fund

   164.       Royal Australian Navy Relief Trust Fund

   165.       Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

   166.       Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

   167.       Social Security Appeals Tribunal

   168.       Special Broadcasting Service Corporation

   169.       Stevedoring Industry Finance Committee

   170.       Sugar Research and Development Corporation

   171.       Sydney Harbour Federation Trust

   172.       The Director of National Parks

   173.       Tiwi Land Council

   174.       Tobacco Research and Development Corporation

   175.       Veterans’ Review Board

   176.       Wheat Export Authority


1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 2001 No. 266, as amended by 2002 No. 105.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 19 December 2003.