PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART V - INVESTIGATIONS ETC.  

Division 1 - Investigation of complaints and investigations on the Commissioner's initiative  

SECTION 43A   INTERESTED PARTY MAY REQUEST A HEARING  

43A(1)  
An interested party in relation to an investigation under this Division may, in writing, request that the Commissioner hold a hearing before the Commissioner makes a determination under section 52 in relation to the investigation.

43A(2)  
If an interested party makes request under subsection (1), the Commissioner must:


(a) notify any other interested party of the request; and


(b) give all interested parties a reasonable opportunity to make a submission about the request; and


(c) decide whether or not to hold a hearing.

43A(3)  
In this section:

interested party
in relation to an investigation means:


(a) in the case of an investigation under subsection 40(1) - the complainant or respondent; or


(b) otherwise - the person or entity that engaged in the act or practice that is being investigated.




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