PRIVACY ACT 1988

PART VIA - DEALING WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION IN EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS  

Division 4 - Other matters  

SECTION 80T   COMPENSATION FOR ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY - CONSTITUTIONAL SAFETY NET  

80T(1)   [ Compensation]  

If the operation of this Part would result in an acquisition of property from a person otherwise than on just terms, the Commonwealth is liable to pay a reasonable amount of compensation to the person.

80T(2)   [ Court proceedings]  

If the Commonwealth and the person do not agree on the amount of the compensation, the person may institute proceedings in a court of competent jurisdiction for the recovery from the Commonwealth of such reasonable amount of compensation as the court determines.

80T(3)   [ Definitions]  

In this section:

acquisition of property
has the same meaning as in paragraph 51(xxxi) of the Constitution.

just terms
has the same meaning as in paragraph 51(xxxi) of the Constitution.



 

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