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Guides & Guidelines as made
These Guidelines provide a framework for human research ethics committees to assess proposals to handle health information (without the consent of the subject). This handling is for the purposes of research, the compilation or analysis of statistics, or health service management. The Guidelines also require that ethics committees weigh the public interest in those activities against the public interest in the protection of privacy.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
General Comments: This Notice was approved by the Privacy Commissioner on 12 December 2001.
Registered 16 May 2008
Gazetted 19 Dec 2001
Date of repeal 12 Mar 2014
Repealed by Approval of guidelines issued under Section 95A of the Privacy Act 1988
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Rectification date: 11 Dec 2009, 09:36 AM