PRIVACY ACT 1988
The Commissioner shall prepare a draft of his or her proposed determination in relation to the application unless the Commissioner dismisses the application under subsection 73(1A) .
If the applicant is an agency, the Commissioner must send to the agency, and to each other person (if any) who is interested in the application, a written invitation to notify the Commissioner, within the period specified in the invitation, whether or not the agency or other person wishes the Commissioner to hold a conference about the draft determination.
(a) send a written invitation to the organisation to notify the Commissioner, within the period specified in the invitation, whether or not the organisation wishes the Commissioner to hold a conference about the draft determination; and
(b) issue, in any way the Commissioner thinks appropriate, an invitation in corresponding terms to the other persons (if any) that the Commissioner thinks appropriate.
An invitation under subsection (2) or subsection (2A) shall specify a period that begins on the day on which the invitation is sent and is not shorter than the prescribed period.
[ CCH Note: Sch 1 of No 155 of 2000, effective 21 December 2001, contains the following application provisions:
124(1) Application and saving
The amendments of section 75 of the Privacy Act 1988 made by this Schedule apply in relation to applications that are made under section 73 of that Act after the commencement of this Schedule.
Regulations (if any) in force for the purpose of subsection 75(3) of the Privacy Act 1988 immediately before the commencement of this Schedule have effect, after that commencement, as if they had been made for the purposes of that subsection after that commencement.
Subitem (2) does not prevent the amendment or repeal of the regulations.