PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART V - INVESTIGATIONS ETC.  

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

SECTION 48   COMPLAINANT AND CERTAIN OTHER PERSONS TO BE INFORMED OF VARIOUS MATTERS  

48(1)   [Parties to be informed of decision and reasons relating to complaint]  

Where the Commissioner decides not to investigate, or not to investigate further, a matter to which a complaint relates, the Commissioner shall, as soon as practicable and in such manner as the Commissioner thinks fit, inform the complainant and the respondent of the decision and of the reasons for the decision.

48(2)   [Agency to be informed of decision]  

If the Commissioner decides not to investigate (at all or further) an act done, or practice engaged in, by a contracted service provider for the purpose of providing (directly or indirectly) a service to an agency under a Commonwealth contract, the Commissioner must also inform the agency of the decision.

Note: See subsection 6(9) about provision of services to an agency.




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