PRIVACY ACT 1988
(a) an emergency or disaster has occurred outside Australia; and
(b) the emergency or disaster is of such a kind that it is appropriate in the circumstances for this Part to apply in relation to the emergency or disaster; and
(c) the emergency or disaster has affected one or more Australian citizens or permanent residents (whether within Australia or overseas). 80K(2) [ Consultation]
The Minister must consult the Minister administering the
Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1967
before the Minister makes a declaration under this section.
A declaration under this section is merely a trigger for the operation of this Part and is not directly related to any other legislative or non-legislative scheme about emergencies.