Business Names Registration Act 2011

PART 9 - ADMINISTRATION  

Division 1 - Matters relating to handling records and information  

Subdivision B - How the Registrar is to perform and exercise functions and powers  

SECTION 62H   DATA STANDARDS  

62H(1)  
The Registrar may, by legislative instrument, make data standards on matters relating to the performance of the Registrar ' s functions and the exercise of the Registrar ' s powers under this Act or the Transitional Act.

62H(2)  
Without limiting subsection (1) , the data standards may provide for any of the following:

(a)  what information may be collected for the purposes of the performance of the Registrar ' s functions and the exercise of the Registrar ' s powers under this Act or the Transitional Act;

(b)  how such information may be collected;

(c)  the manner and form in which such information is given to the Registrar;

(d)  when information is to be given to the Registrar;

(e)  how information held by the Registrar is to be authenticated, verified or validated;

(f)  how information held by the Registrar is to be stored;

(g)  correction of information held by the Registrar;

(h)  the manner and form of communication between the Registrar and persons who give information to the Registrar or seek to access information held by the Registrar;

(i)  integrating or linking information held by the Registrar.

62H(3)  
Without limiting subsection (1) , the data standards may provide differently in relation to different functions or powers of the Registrar.

62H(4)  
If:

(a)  a Commonwealth body (the new Registrar ) is appointed as the Registrar with particular functions or powers under this Act or the Transitional Act; and

(b)  immediately before that appointment, another Commonwealth body was the Registrar with those functions or powers; and

(c)  the new Registrar does not have data standards that would apply to those functions or powers;

any data standards applying to those functions or powers immediately before that appointment continue to apply until the new Registrar makes data standards that apply to those functions or powers, or amends its existing data standards to apply to those functions or powers.




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