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SLI 2014 No. 8 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Privacy Regulation 2013 to provide temporary 12 month exemption from the external dispute resolution requirement under subparagraph 21D(2)(a)(i) of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 for utilities and commercial credit providers.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Made 26 Feb 2014
Registered 04 Mar 2014
Tabled HR 06 Mar 2014
Tabled Senate 06 Mar 2014
Date of repeal 13 Mar 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Privacy Amendment (External Dispute Resolution Scheme—Transitional) Regulation 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 8, 2014

I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.

Dated 26 February 2014

Quentin Bryce

Governor‑General

By Her Excellency’s Command

George Brandis QC

Attorney‑General

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Privacy Regulation 2013                                                                                           2

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Privacy Amendment (External Dispute Resolution Scheme—Transitional) Regulation 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on 12 March 2014 immediately after the commencement of the Privacy Regulation 2013.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under item 19 of Schedule 6 to the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Privacy Regulation 2013

1  At the end of Part 5

Add:

23  Membership of recognised external dispute resolution schemes

Energy utilities and water utilities

             (1)  For item 19 of Schedule 6 to the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, subparagraph 21D(2)(a)(i) of the Privacy Act 1988 does not apply in relation to a disclosure of credit information by a credit provider that is:

                     (a)  an entity that engages in the retail sale of electricity or gas services; or

                     (b)  an entity that engages in the retail sale of water, sewerage or drainage services.

Commercial credit providers

             (2)  For item 19 of Schedule 6 to the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, subparagraph 21D(2)(a)(i) of the Privacy Act 1988 does not apply in relation to a disclosure of credit information by a credit provider if the disclosure is made in connection with the provision of commercial credit.

Expiry of this section

             (3)  This section expires at the end of 11 March 2015 as if it had been repealed by another regulation.