Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 10 - NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE  

Part 10.8 - Financial information offences  

SECTION 480.1   Definitions  

(1)  
In this Part:

ADI
(authorised deposit-taking institution) means a corporation that is an ADI for the purposes of the Banking Act 1959 .

dealing
in personal financial information includes supplying or using financial information.

deception
means an intentional or reckless deception, whether by words or other conduct, and whether as to fact or as to law, and includes:


(a) a deception as to the intentions of the person using the deception or any other person; and


(b) conduct by a person that causes a computer, a machine or an electronic device to make a response that the person is not authorised to cause it to do.

dishonest
has the meaning given by section 480.2

obtaining
personal financial information includes possessing or making personal financial information.

personal financial information
means informtion relating to a person that may be used (whether alone or in conjunction with other information) to access funds, credit or other financial benefits.

(2)  
For the purposes of this Part, a person is taken to obtain or deal in personal information without the consent of the person to whom the information relates if the consent of that person is obtained by any deception.

(3)  
This Part extends to personal information relating to:


(a) an individual; or


(b) a corporation; or


(c) a living or dead person.




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