Taxation Administration Act 1953

SCHEDULE 1 - COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF INCOME TAX AND OTHER LIABILITIES  

Note: See section 3AA .

Chapter 5 - Administration  

PART 5-1 - THE AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE  

Division 355 - Confidentiality of taxpayer information  

Subdivision 355-C - On-disclosure of protected information by other people  

Operative provisions

SECTION 355-210   LIMITS ON ON-DISCLOSURE TO MINISTERS  

355-210(1)  
Sections 355-170 , 355-180 and 355-195 are the only exceptions to the prohibition in section 355-155 on which an entity who has acquired *protected information (otherwise than as a *taxation officer) can rely in making a record of the information for, or disclosing the information to, a Minister, whether or not provided to a Minister in the course of, or for the purposes of or incidental to, the transacting of the business of a House of the Parliament or of a committee of one or both Houses of the Parliament.

Note:

Disclosures that are not prohibited by section 355-155 are not affected by this subsection. For example, an entity may disclose information to a Minister if the Minister is the entity to whom the information relates, or is another entity ' s agent in relation to the information.

355-210(2)  
Subsection (1) has effect despite section 16 of the Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987 , and that section does not operate to the extent that it would otherwise apply to a disclosure of *protected information by the entity to a Minister.

Note:

This subsection does not limit the operation of section 16 of the Parliamentary Privileges Act 1987 in any other respect. That section continues to operate, for example, to enable an entity to disclose protected information to a committee of one or both Houses of the Parliament.




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