Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 5 - Administration  

PART 5-4 - Management of information  

Division 179 - Protection of personal information  

SECTION 179-20   179-20   When information is disclosed in the course of official employment  
Without limiting the matters that are disclosures that occur in the course of an *officer's *official employment for the purposes of paragraph 179-10(d) , the following disclosures are taken to be disclosures that occur in the course of an officer's official employment:


(a) disclosure by a *Commonwealth officer of *personal information to another Commonwealth officer to assist that other officer in the other officer's official employment;


(b) disclosure by an officer of personal information to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in connection with a *reviewable decision;


(c) disclosure by a Commonwealth officer of personal information to an *officer of a higher education provider to assist the provider's officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act;


(ca) disclosure by a Commonwealth officer of personal information to an *officer of Open Universities Australia to assist *Open Universities Australia in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act;


(cb) disclosure by a Commonwealth officer of personal information to an *officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre to assist the officer of the Tertiary Admission Centre in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act.


(d) disclosure by an officer of a higher education provider of personal information to a Commonwealth officer to assist the Commonwealth officer in the Commonwealth officer's official employment;


(e) disclosure by an officer of Open Universities Australia of personal information to a Commonwealth officer to assist the Commonwealth officer in the Commonwealth officer's official employment;


(ea) disclosure by an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre of personal information to a Commonwealth officer to assist the Commonwealth officer in the Commonwealth officer's official employment;


(f) disclosure by an officer of Open Universities Australia of personal information to an officer of a higher education provider to assist the provider's officer in performing duties or functions or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act;


(g) disclosure by an officer of a higher education provider of personal information to an officer of Open Universities Australia to assist the officer of Open Universities Australia in performing duties or functions or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act.;


(h) disclosure by an officer of a higher education provider of personal information to an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre to assist the officer of the Tertiary Admission Centre in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act;


(i) disclosure by an officer of a Tertiary Admission Centre of personal information to an officer of a higher education provider to assist the provider's officer in performing duties or functions, or in exercising powers, under, or for the purposes of, this Act.




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