PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART IX - MISCELLANEOUS  

SECTION 95AA   GUIDELINES FOR AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLES ABOUT GENETIC INFORMATION  

95AA(1)   Overview.  

This section allows the Commissioner to approve for the purposes of the Australian Privacy Principles guidelines that are issued by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

95AA(2)   Approving guidelines for use and disclosure.  

For the purposes of paragraph 16B(4)(c) , the Commissioner may, by legislative instrument, approve guidelines that relate to the use and disclosure of genetic information for the purposes of lessening of preventing a serious threat to the life, health or safety of an individual who is a genetic relative of the individual to whom the genetic information relates.

95AA(3)  
(Repealed by No 197 of 2012)




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