PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART II - INTERPRETATION  

Division 3 - Other matters  

SECTION 7A   ACTS OF CERTAIN AGENCIES TREATED AS ACTS OF ORGANISATION  

7A(1)   [Application]  

This Act applies, with the prescribed modifications (if any), in relation to an act or practice described in subsection (2) or (3) as if:


(a) the act or practice were an act done, or practice engaged in, by an organisation; and


(b) the agency mentioned in that subsection were the organisation.

7A(2)   [Prescribed agencies]  

Subsection (1) applies to acts done, and practices engaged in, by a prescribed agency. Regulations for this purpose may prescribe an agency only if it is specified in Part I of Schedule 2 to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 .

7A(3)   [Additional acts and practices]  

Subsection (1) also applies to acts and practices that:


(a) are done or engaged in by an agency specified in Division 1 of Part II of Schedule 2 to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 in relation to documents in respect of its commercial activities or the commercial activities of another entity; and


(b) relate to those commercial activities.

7A(4)   [Effect]  

This section has effect despite subparagraph 7(1)(a)(i), paragraph 7(1)(c) and subsection 7(2).

7A(5)  
(Repealed by No 46 of 2011)




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