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No. 2011-2 Determinations/Other as made
This Determination provides that all corporations belonging to the classes specified in the Determination are to be regarded as credit providers for the purposes of the Privacy Act 1988.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 15 Aug 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Aug-2011
Tabled Senate18-Aug-2011
Date of repeal 17 Oct 2014
Repealed by Spent and Redundant Instruments Repeal Regulation 2014 (No. 2)

Credit Provider Determination No. 2011-2 (Classes of credit providers)

Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)


Under s 11B(1)(b)(v)(B) of the Privacy Act 1988, I, Timothy Pilgrim, Privacy Commissioner, determine that:

1.        All corporations belonging to the following classes are to be regarded as credit providers for the purposes of the Privacy Act:

·         a corporation where, in relation to a transaction, it is considering providing or has provided a loan in respect of the provision of goods or services on terms which allow the deferral of payment, in full or in part, for at least sevendays; or

·         a corporation engaged in the hiring, leasing or renting of goods, where, in relation to a transaction, no amount, or an amount less than the value of the goods, is paid as deposit for return of the goods, and the relevant arrangement is one of at least seven days duration.

2.        This Determination affects those businesses which are not already credit providers by virtue of paragraphs (a) or (b)(iii) to (iv) of s 11B(1) of the Privacy Act.

3.        This Determination is effective from 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2014 (inclusive).





Timothy Pilgrim

Privacy Commissioner

8 August 2011