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SLI 2006 No. 140 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Privacy (Private Sector) Regulations 2001 to authorise the use and disclosure of the Department of Veterans' Affairs File Number (a government identifier) by certain private sector organisations so that they can check concession entitlements via Centrelink's Customer Confirmation eService.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 26 Jun 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2006
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2006
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Privacy (Private Sector) Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2006 No. 140

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 22 June 2006

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 2006 (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 Centrelink

insert

DVA File Number means the file number assigned to an individual by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

[2]           Regulation 9, heading

substitute

9              Exceptions to National Privacy Principle 7.2 — Centrelink Confirmation eServices (Customer Confirmation)

[3]           Regulation 9

omit everything before paragraph (a), insert

Centrelink Customer Reference Number

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

[4]           Paragraph 9 (a)

omit

specified in Schedule 3

insert

mentioned in Part 1 of Schedule 3

[5]           Paragraph 9 (c)

omit

prescribed organisation,

insert

prescribed organisation mentioned in Part 1 of Schedule 3,

[6]           Regulation 9

insert

DVA File Number

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

                (a)    an organisation mentioned in Part 2 of Schedule 3 is a prescribed organisation; and

               (b)    a DVA File Number is a prescribed identifier; and

                (c)    the prescribed circumstance is that a DVA File Number is used or disclosed by a prescribed organisation mentioned in Part 2 of Schedule 3, 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.

[7]           Schedule 3, heading

substitute

Schedule 3        Centrelink Confirmation eServices (Customer Confirmation) — prescribed organisations

(regulation 9)

Part 1          Organisations that may use or disclose Centrelink Customer Reference Numbers

[8]           Schedule 3, items 2 and 7

omit

[9]           Schedule 3, after item 20

insert

20A

Sun Retail Pty Ltd, ABN 97 078 848 549

[10]         Schedule 3, item 23, column 2

omit

ACN 86 014 968

insert

ABN 99 086 014 968

[11]         Schedule 3

insert

Part 2          Organisations that may use or disclose DVA File Numbers

 

Item

Organisation

1

Aurora Energy Pty Ltd, ABN 85 082 464 622

2

Blind Citizens Australia, ABN 90 006 985 226

3

City West Water Limited, ABN 70 066 902 467

4

Country Energy, ABN 37 428 185 226

5

East Gippsland Region Water Authority, ABN 40 096 764 586

6

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

7

Ergon Energy Pty Ltd, ABN 66 078 875 902

8

Great Southern Railway Limited, ABN 59 079 476 949

9

Momentum Energy Pty Limited, ABN 42 100 569 159

10

Origin Energy Electricity Limited, ABN 33 071 052 287

11

Origin Energy Retail Limited, ABN 22 078 868 425

12

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

13

Red Energy Pty Limited, ABN 60 107 479 372

14

South East Water Limited, ABN 89 066 902 547

15

Sun Retail Pty Ltd, ABN 97 078 848 549

16

Telstra Corporation Limited, ABN 33 051 775 556

17

Yarra Valley Water Limited, ABN 93 066 902 501


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See www.frli.gov.au.