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Guides & Guidelines as made
These guidelines apply where medical research involves the use of personal information held by a Commonwelath agency and the processes must be followed in order for the information to be lawfully used or disclosed.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 10 Nov 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Nov-2014
Tabled Senate17-Nov-2014
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Issuing of Guidelines under Section 95 of the Privacy Act 1988



I, Warwick Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council, hereby issue under subsection 95(1) of the Privacy Act 1988 guidelines for the protection of privacy by agencies in the conduct of medical research, entitled Guidelines under s95 of the Privacy Act 1988, 2014.



This has the effect of revoking all previous versions of the guidelines.




Professor Warwick Anderson AM

Chief Executive Officer 


1 November 2014