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This instrument makes transitional arrangements for the data sharing scheme established by the Data Availability and Transparency Act 2022 by prescribing 6 Australian entities as transitional entities, which are taken to be accredited data service providers for the purposes of the Act for a limited transition period.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 28 Sep 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Oct-2022
Tabled Senate25-Oct-2022
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Data Availability and Transparency (Consequential Amendments) Transitional Rules 2022

I, Katy Gallagher, Minister for Finance, make the following rules.

Dated 22 September 2022

Katy Gallagher

Minister for Finance

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Transitional entities........................................................................................................ 2

6............ Conditions of accreditation as an ADSP....................................................................... 2

7............ Transition period........................................................................................................... 2

 


 

 

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Data Availability and Transparency (Consequential Amendments) Transitional Rules 2022.

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.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

29 September 2022

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Schedule 3 to the Data Availability and Transparency (Consequential Amendments) Act 2022.

4  Definitions

             (1)  In this instrument:

Commonwealth Social Services Department means the Department administered by the Minister who administers the Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999.

DAT Act means the Data Availability and Transparency Act 2022.

DAT (Consequential Amendments) Act means the Data Availability and Transparency (Consequential Amendments) Act 2022.

             (2)  Any other expression used in this instrument that is defined in the DAT Act, or in Schedule 3 to the DAT (Consequential Amendments) Act, has the same meaning in this instrument as it has in the DAT Act or in that Schedule.

5  Transitional entities

                   For the purposes of the definition of transitional entity in subitem 1(1) of Schedule 3 to the DAT (Consequential Amendments) Act, each entity listed in column 1 of an item in the following table is prescribed as a transitional entity.

 

Transitional entities

Item

Column 1

Transitional entity

Column 2

Conditions of accreditation as an ADSP

Column 3

Start of transition period

1

Australian Bureau of Statistics

 

The day this instrument commences.

2

Australian Institute of Family Studies

 

The day this instrument commences.

3

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

 

The day this instrument commences.

4

Commonwealth Social Services Department

The entity must not provide secure access data services as part of a project.

The day this instrument commences.

5

Queensland Treasury

The entity must not provide de‑identification data services or complex data integration services as part of a project unless those services are provided by the Queensland Government Statistician’s Office.

The entity must not provide secure access data services as part of a project.

The day this instrument commences.

6

Victorian Department of Health

The entity must not provide de‑identification data services, complex data integration services or secure access data services as part of a project unless those services are provided by the Centre for Victorian Data Linkage.

The day this instrument commences.

 

6  Conditions of accreditation as an ADSP

                   For the purposes of subitem 2(2) of Schedule 3 to the DAT (Consequential Amendments) Act, a condition (if any) listed in column 2 of an item in the table in section 5 is prescribed as a condition of accreditation as an ADSP applicable to the transitional entity listed in column 1 of that item.

Note:          The accreditation of a transitional entity as an ADSP may also be subject to other conditions under the DAT Act.

7  Transition period

                   For the purposes of the definition of transition period in subitem 1(1) of Schedule 3 to the DAT (Consequential Amendments) Act, the transition period for a transitional entity listed in column 1 of an item in the table in section 5 is the period:

                     (a)  beginning at the start of the day listed in column 3 of that item; and

                     (b)  ending at the earliest of the following:

                              (i)  if the Commissioner renews the transitional entity’s accreditation as an ADSP under section 84 of the DAT Act—the start of the day when the renewed accreditation takes effect;

                             (ii)  if the Commissioner cancels the transitional entity’s accreditation as an ADSP under section 81 of the DAT Act—the start of the day when the cancellation takes effect;

                            (iii)  the end of 30 July 2025.