PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART VIA - DEALING WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION IN EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS  

Division 1 - Object and interpretation  

SECTION 80G   INTERPRETATION  

80G(1)  


In this Part:

Australian citizen
(Repealed by No 46 of 2011)

duty of confidence
means any duty or obligation arising under the common law or at equity pursuant to which a person is obliged not to disclose information, but does not include legal professional privilege.

emergency declaration
means a declaration under section 80J or 80K .

permanent resident
means a person, other than an Australian citizen:


(a) whose normal place of residence is situated in Australia; and


(b) whose presence in Australia is not subject to any limitation as to time imposed by law; and


(c) who is not an illegal entrant within the meaning of the Migration Act 1958 .

secrecy provision
means a provision of a law of the Commonwealth (including a provision of this Act), or of a Norfolk Island enactment, that prohibits or regulates the use or disclosure of personal information, whether the provision relates to the use or disclosure of personal information generally or in specified circumstances.

80G(2)  
For the purposes of this Part, a reference in the definition of personal information in subsection 6(1) to an individual is taken to include a reference to an individual who is not living.




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