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These regulations amend the Privacy Regulation 2013 to extend the prescription of energy or water utilities in the Australian Capital Territory, for the purposes of subparagraph 21D(2)(a)(i) of the Privacy Act 1988, until 1 January 2020.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 10 Apr 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Privacy Amendment (External Dispute Resolution Scheme) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 04 April 2019

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Christian Porter

Attorney‑General

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Privacy Regulation 2013                                                                                                                     2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Privacy Amendment (External Dispute Resolution Scheme) Regulations 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

11 April 2019

2.  Schedule 1

2 January 2019.

2 January 2019

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Privacy Act 1988.

4  Schedules

                   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 1

Add:

14B  Permitted disclosure of credit information by ACT energy and water utilities

Credit providers

             (1)  For the purposes of subparagraph 21D(2)(a)(i) of the Act, the following credit providers are prescribed for the calendar year beginning on 1 January 2019:

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

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

Repeal of section

             (2)  This section is repealed at the end of 1 January 2020.