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Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2.1)

Authoritative Version
Codes & Codes of Practice as made
This instrument is a written code of practice about credit reporting under s 26N(1) of the Privacy Act 1988 as amended by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 14 Feb 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate24-Feb-2020

Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2.1)—variation approval

Decision and reasons for decision of

Australian Information Commissioner, Ms Angelene Falk

Decision on variation under s26T of the Privacy Act 1988

1.        In accordance with s 26T(1) of the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act), I approve the Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2.1) (CR Code v2.1), which varies the registered Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2) (CR Code v2).

2.        I direct that, in accordance with s 26T(5) of the Privacy Act, the existing CR Code v2 be removed and the CR Code v2.1 be included on the Codes Register and registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3.        In making this decision to vary the registered CR Code v2, I have taken into account the requirements for variation of the registered CR Code set out in s 26T of the Privacy Act. I have also considered the matters specified in the Guidelines for developing codes issued under s 26V.[1]

4.        The CR Code v2.1 commences on 14 February 2020.



Angelene Falk

Australian Information Commissioner

11 February 2020