CRIMES ACT 1914

Part VIID - Collecting, using and disclosing personal information that may be relevant for integrity purposes  

SECTION 86E   Disclosure of personal information to target entity for integrity purpose  

(1)  
This section applies if a law of the Commonwealth or of a State or Territory:


(a) limits disclosure of some or all personal information by a person, body or authority (however described); and


(b) exempts from the limitation a disclosure authorised by a law of the Commonwealth.

(2)  
For the purposes of the exemption, the person, body or authority may disclose to a target entity for an integrity purpose personal information that the person, body or authority reasonably believes is related to one or more of the target entity ' s functions or activities.

Limit on subsection (2) for disclosures by target entity

(3)  
Subsection (2) applies to a disclosure by a target entity other than the Australian Federal Police only if it is made for the target entity by a person who is authorised to make disclosures for integrity purposes by:


(a) the accountable authority (within the meaning of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 ) of the entity, if it is a Commonwealth entity; or


(b) the entity or its principal executive (within the meaning of the Privacy Act 1988 ), if it is a Privacy Act agency other than a Commonwealth entity; or


(c) a director of the entity, if it is a wholly owned Commonwealth company.




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