Higher Education Support Act 2003

Schedule 1A - VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme  

Note:

See section 6-1 .

PART 3 - Administration  

Division 14 - Management of information  

Subdivision 14-A - [ Repealed by No 156 of 2012]  

SECTION 78   Unauthorised access to, or modification of, VET personal information  

78(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person causes any unauthorised access to, or modification of, *VET personal information:


(i) that is held in a computer; and

(ii) to which access is restricted by an access control system associated with a function of the computer; and


(b) the person intends to cause the access or modification; and


(c) the person knows that the access or modification is unauthorised; and


(d) either of the following apply:


(i) the VET personal information is held in a computer of a *VET provider;

(ii) the VET personal information is held on behalf of a provider;

(iii) the VET personal information is held on a computer of a *Tertiary Admission Centre;

(iv) the VET personal information is held on behalf of a Tertiary Admission Centre.

Penalty: 2 years imprisonment.

78(2)  
Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(d).




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