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Codes & Codes of Practice as made
This instrument repeals and replaces the Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2.1 and is a written code of practice about credit reporting under s 26N(1) of the Privacy Act 1988. The CR code supplements the provisions of Part IIIA of the Privacy Act 1988, and the Privacy Regulation 2013.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 11 Apr 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2022
Repealed by Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2.3)

Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2.2)—variation approval

Decision and reasons for decision of

Australian Information Commissioner, Ms Angelene Falk

Decision on variation under s 26T 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 2.2) (CR Code v2.2), which varies the registered Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (Version 2) (CR Code v2.1).

2.     I direct that, in accordance with s 26T(5) of the Privacy Act, the existing CR Code v2.1 be removed and the CR Code v2.2 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 v2.1, 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 v2.2 commences on 22 April 2022.



Angelene Falk

Australian Information Commissioner & Privacy Commissioner

10 March 2022