Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 9 - MISCELLANEOUS  

PART 9.1 - MATTERS RELATING TO HANDLING RECORDS AND INFORMATION  

Division 1 - The Registrar  

Subdivision C - Disclosure of information  

SECTION 1270M   AUTHORISATION OF RECORDING OR DISCLOSURE  

1270M(1)  
A person is not liable to any proceedings for contravening a secrecy provision in respect of a recording or disclosure authorised under subsection 1270L(3) , unless the secrecy provision is a designated secrecy provision.

1270M(2)  
A secrecy provision is a provision that:

(a)  is a provision of a law of the Commonwealth (other than this Act); and

(b)  prohibits or regulates the use or disclosure of information.

1270M(3)  
A designated secrecy provision is any of the following:

(a)  sections 18 to 18B and 92 of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979 ;

(b)  section 34 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986 ;

(c)  sections 39 to 41 of the Intelligence Services Act 2001 ;

(d)  section 8WB of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 ;

(e)  a provision of a law of the Commonwealth prescribed by rules made for the purposes of this paragraph under section 1270T ;

(f)  a provision of a law of the Commonwealth of a kind prescribed by rules made for the purposes of this paragraph under section 1270T .


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