PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART VIA - DEALING WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION IN EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS  

Division 2 - Declaration of emergency  

SECTION 80L   FORM OF DECLARATIONS  

80L(1)   [ Form of declaration]  

An emergency declaration must be in writing and signed by:


(a) if the Prime Minister makes the declaration - the Prime Minister; or


(b) if the Minister makes the declaration - the Minister.

80L(2)   [ Publishing of declaration]  

An emergency declaration must be published, as soon as practicable after the declaration has effect:


(a) on the website maintained by the Department; and


(b) by notice published in the Gazette .

80L(3)   [ Not legislative instrument]  

An emergency declaration is not a legislative instrument.





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