PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART II - INTERPRETATION  

Division 2 - Key definitions relating to credit reporting  

Subdivision B - Other definitions  

SECTION 6L   MEANING OF ACCESS SEEKER  

6L(1)  
An access seeker in relation to credit reporting information, or credit eligibility information, about an individual is:


(a) the individual; or


(b) a person:


(i) who is assisting the individual to deal with a credit reporting body or credit provider; and

(ii) who is authorised, in writing, by the individual to make a request in relation to the information under subsection 20R(1) or 21T(1) .

6L(2)  
An individual must not authorise a person under subparagraph (1)(b)(ii) if the person is:


(a) a credit provider; or


(b) a mortgage insurer; or


(c) a trade insurer; or


(d) a person who is prevented from being a credit provider by subsection 6G(5) or (6) .

6L(3)  
Subparagraph (1)(b)(ii) does not apply to a person who provides the National Relay Service or a person prescribed by the regulations.




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