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SLI 2005 No. 301 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Privacy (Private Sector) Regulations 2001 to authorise the use and disclosure of the Centrelink Customer Reference Number (a government identifier) by certain private sector organisations so that they can access the 'Centrelink Confirmation eServices' for the purpose of determining whether certain individuals are entitled to receive a concession. Such use and disclosure would otherwise be prevented by National Privacy Principle 7 in the Privacy Act 1988.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 16 Dec 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2006
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2006
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Privacy (Private Sector) Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 301

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 15 December 2005

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

PHILIP RUDDOCK


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Privacy (Private Sector) Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Privacy (Private Sector) Regulations 2001

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


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Regulation 6, after definition of AvSuper

insert

Centrelink means the Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency established by subsection 6 (1) of the Commonwealth Services Delivery Agency Act 1997.

[2]           After regulation 8

insert

9              Exceptions to National Privacy Principle 7.2 — Centrelink Confirmation eServices

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

                (a)    an organisation specified in Schedule 3 is a prescribed organisation; and

               (b)    the Customer Reference Number assigned to an individual by Centrelink is a prescribed identifier; and

                (c)    the prescribed circumstance is that the Customer Reference Number is used or disclosed by a prescribed organisation, with the consent of the individual concerned, to access Centrelink Confirmation eServices for the purpose of making a Customer Confirmation enquiry to determine whether the individual is entitled to receive a concession.

[3]           After Schedule 2

insert

Schedule 3        Centrelink Confirmation eServices — prescribed organisations

(regulation 9)

 

Item

Organisation

1

Aurora Energy Pty Ltd, ABN 85 082 464 622

2

Australian Inland Energy Water Infrastructure, ABN 12 854 879 489

3

Blind Citizens Australia, ABN 90 006 985 226

4

City West Water Limited, ABN 70 066 902 467

5

Country Energy, ABN 37 428 185 226

6

East Gippsland Region Water Authority, ABN 40 096 764 586

7

Energex Retail Pty Ltd, ABN 97 078 848 549

8

Energy Australia Pty Limited & I Power Pty Ltd, ABN 67 269 241 237

9

Ergon Energy Pty Ltd, ABN 66 078 875 902

10

Great Southern Railway Limited, ABN 59 079 476 949

11

Hagi Hashi, Abdirahman Abdullah, ABN 75 669 426 860

12

Integral Energy Australia, ABN 59 253 130 878

13

McKesson Asia-Pacific Pty Limited, ABN 40 069 396 792

14

Momentum Energy Pty Limited, ABN 42 100 569 159

15

Origin Energy Electricity Limited, ABN 33 071 052 287

16

Origin Energy Retail Limited, ABN 22 078 868 425

17

Origin Energy (VIC) Pty Limited, ABN 11 086 013 283

18

Red Energy Pty Limited, ABN 60 107 479 372

19

South East Water Limited, ABN 89 066 902 547

20

St. George Bank Limited, ABN 92 055 513 070

21

Telstra Corporation Limited, ABN 33 051 775 556

22

The Trustee for Our Neighbourhood Energy Unit Trust,
ABN 24 168 557 374

23

TRUEnergy Pty Ltd, ACN 86 014 968

24

Yarra Valley Water Limited, ABN 93 066 902 501

Note

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