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Contents (1998 - 133)
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 No 133
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 04:45)
Historical notes
Historical notes
The following abbreviations are used in the Historical notes:
AmamendedLWlegislation websiteSchSchedule
ClclauseNonumberSchsSchedules
CllclausesppageSecsection
DivDivisionpppagesSecssections
DivsDivisionsRegRegulationSubdivSubdivision
GGGovernment GazetteRegsRegulationsSubdivsSubdivisions
InsinsertedReprepealedSubstsubstituted
Table of amending instruments
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 No 133. Assented to 30.11.1998. Date of commencement of Div 1 of Part 4, secs 60, 71 (1), 72 and 74, sec 73 to the extent that it repeals secs 4–13 of the Privacy Committee Act 1975, Schs 1, 2 and 3.8 and cll 1 and 2 of Sch 4, 1.2.1999, sec 2 and GG No 10 of 22.1.1999, p 175; date of commencement of Part 1, secs 29–31, Divs 2 and 3 of Part 4, secs 61, 64–70, 71 (2) and (3) and 75, sec 73 to the extent that it repeals the remaining provisions of the Privacy Committee Act 1975, Sch 3.1–3.7 and cll 3–5 of Sch 4, 1.6.1999, sec 2 and GG No 63 of 28.5.1999, p 3571; date of commencement of Div 2 of Part 3 and secs 62 and 63, 1.7.1999, sec 2 and GG No 72 of 25.6.1999, p 4081; date of commencement of the remainder, 1.7.2000, sec 2 and GG No 81 of 30.6.2000, p 5356. This Act has been amended as follows:
1999
No 31
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1999. Assented to 7.7.1999.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.23, assent, sec 2 (2).
 
No 94
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sentencing) Act 1999. Assented to 8.12.1999.
Date of commencement of sec 7 and Sch 5, 1.1.2000, sec 2 (1) and GG No 144 of 24.12.1999, p 12184.
2000
No 75
Adoption Act 2000. Assented to 9.11.2000.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.2.2003, sec 2 and GG No 33 of 31.1.2003, p 591.
 
No 93
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2000. Assented to 8.12.2000.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.16, assent, sec 2 (2).
2001
No 121
Justices Legislation Repeal and Amendment Act 2001. Assented to 19.12.2001.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 7.7.2003, sec 2 and GG No 104 of 27.6.2003, p 5978.
2002
No 42
Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 2002. Assented to 3.7.2002.
Date of commencement, 1.12.2002, sec 2 and GG No 237 of 29.11.2002, p 10061.
 
No 71
Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002. Assented to 25.9.2002.
Date of commencement, 1.9.2004, sec 2 and GG No 138 of 27.8.2004, p 6683. Amended by Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2002 No 112. Assented to 29.11.2002. Date of commencement of Sch 2.8, assent, sec 2 (3). Amended by Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003 No 40. Assented to 22.7.2003. Date of commencement of Sch 2.15, assent, sec 2 (2).
 
No 116
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Amendment (Prisoners) Act 2002. Assented to 12.12.2002.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
2003
No 13
Australian Crime Commission (New South Wales) Act 2003. Assented to 30.6.2003.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.25, assent, sec 2 (1).
 
No 40
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2003. Assented to 22.7.2003.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.24, assent, sec 2 (2).
 
No 82
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2003. Assented to 27.11.2003.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, assent, sec 2 (1).
2004
No 114
Teaching Services Amendment Act 2004. Assented to 21.12.2004.
Date of commencement, 17.1.2005, sec 2 and GG No 7 of 14.1.2005, p 97.
2005
No 10
Independent Commission Against Corruption Amendment Act 2005. Assented to 14.4.2005.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.9, 1.7.2005, sec 2 and GG No 81 of 1.7.2005, p 3309.
 
No 64
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2005. Assented to 1.7.2005.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.46, assent, sec 2 (2).
2006
No 2
Public Sector Employment Legislation Amendment Act 2006. Assented to 13.3.2006.
Date of commencement, 17.3.2006, sec 2 and GG No 35 of 17.3.2006, p 1378.
 
No 94
Police Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2006. Assented to 22.11.2006.
Date of commencement of Sch 3.28, 1.2.2007, sec 2 and GG No 22 of 1.2.2007, p 575.
2007
No 94
Miscellaneous Acts (Local Court) Amendment Act 2007. Assented to 13.12.2007.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 6.7.2009, sec 2 and 2009 (314) LW 3.7.2009.
2008
No 23
Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Same Sex Relationships) Act 2008. Assented to 11.6.2008.
Date of commencement, 22.9.2008, sec 2 and GG No 118 of 19.9.2008, p 9283.
2009
No 41
Coroners Act 2009. Assented to 19.6.2009.
Date of commencement of Sch 4, 1.1.2010, sec 2 (1) and 2009 (544) LW 27.11.2009.
 
No 54
Government Information (Public Access) (Consequential Amendments and Repeal) Act 2009. Assented to 26.6.2009.
Date of commencement, 1.7.2010, sec 2 and 2010 (248) LW 18.6.2010.
 
No 56
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009. Assented to 1.7.2009.
Date of commencement of Sch 1.31, 17.7.2009, sec 2 (2).
2010
No 62
Community Relations Commission and Principles of Multiculturalism Amendment Act 2010. Assented to 28.6.2010.
Date of commencement of Sch 2.3, assent, sec 2 (1).
 
No 71
Privacy and Government Information Legislation Amendment Act 2010. Assented to 28.9.2010.
Date of commencement, 1.1.2011, sec 2 and 2010 (657) LW 3.12.2010.
 
No 84
Protected Disclosures Amendment (Public Interest Disclosures) Act 2010. Assented to 1.11.2010.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 3.3.2011, sec 2 and 2011 (121) LW 3.3.2011.
2011
No 8
Courts and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011. Assented to 7.6.2011.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
No 37
Public Interest Disclosures Amendment Act 2011. Assented to 13.9.2011.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 1.11.2011, sec 2 (1) and 2011 (535) LW 7.10.2011.
2012
No 7
Government Information (Public Access) Amendment Act 2012. Assented to 19.3.2012.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
No 60
Courts and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012. Assented to 10.9.2012.
Date of commencement of Sch 13, assent, sec 2 (1).
 
No 95
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2012. Assented to 21.11.2012.
Date of commencement of Sch 2, 4.1.2013, sec 2 (1).
2013
No 39
Service NSW (One-stop Access to Government Services) Act 2013. Assented to 21.6.2013.
Date of commencement, assent, sec 2.
 
No 41
Members of Parliament Staff Act 2013. Assented to 25.6.2013.
Date of commencement, 24.2.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (56) LW 20.2.2014.
 
No 95
Civil and Administrative Legislation (Repeal and Amendment) Act 2013. Assented to 20.11.2013.
Date of commencement, 1.1.2014, sec 2.
2014
No 33
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014. Assented to 24.6.2014.
Date of commencement of Sch 3.24, 4.7.2014, sec 2 (1).
 
No 64
Multicultural NSW Legislation Amendment Act 2014. Assented to 28.10.2014.
Date of commencement, 24.11.2014, sec 2 and 2014 (714) LW 14.11.2014.
2015
No 58
Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2015. Assented to 24.11.2015.
Date of commencement of Sch 3, 15.1.2016, sec 2 (3). The amendment made by Sch 3.73 [2] was without effect as the provision being amended was substituted by the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Amendment (Exemptions Consolidation) Act 2015 No 69.
 
No 69
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Amendment (Exemptions Consolidation) Act 2015. Assented to 24.11.2015.
Date of commencement of Sch 1 [1] and [3]–[9], 1.1.2016, sec 2 and 2015 (805) LW 18.12.2015; date of commencement of Sch 1 [2], 1.4.2016, sec 2 and 2015 (805) LW 18.12.2015.
2016
No 61
Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016. Assented to 14.11.2016.
Date of commencement of Sch 6.37, 1.7.2017, sec 2 (1) and 2017 (256) LW 16.6.2017.
Table of amendments
Sec 3
Am 2000 No 93, Sch 1.16 [1] [2]; 2002 No 42, Sch 4.7 [1]; 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [1] [2]; 2002 No 116, Sch 1 [1]; 2003 No 13, Sch 1.25; 2004 No 114, Sch 2.16; 2005 No 10, Sch 2.9 [1] [2]; 2005 No 64, Sch 2.46 [1]; 2006 No 2, Sch 5.10; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.28 [1]–[3]; 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [1]; 2011 No 8, Sch 1.7; 2012 No 7, Sch 2.3 [1]; 2012 No 95, Sch 2.25 [1]; 2013 No 39, Sch 2.3; 2013 No 41, Sch 3.5 [1] [2]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.118 [1]; 2014 No 33, Sch 3.24 [1]–[3]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.73 [1]; 2015 No 69, Sch 1 [1]; 2016 No 61, Sch 6.37 [1] [2].
Sec 4
Am 2000 No 75, Sch 2.4; 2005 No 64, Sch 2.46 [2]; 2009 No 54, Sch 2.34 [1]; 2010 No 84, Sch 2.11; 2011 No 37, Sch 2.6.
Sec 4A
Ins 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [3].
Sec 4B
Ins 2012 No 7, Sch 2.3 [2]. Am 2012 No 60, Sch 13.
Sec 5
Am 2009 No 54, Sch 2.34 [2] [3].
Sec 6
Am 2001 No 121, Sch 2.172 [1]; 2003 No 40, Sch 2.24 [1]; 2009 No 41, Sch 4.
Sec 15
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [4]; 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [2].
Sec 19
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [5]–[10]; 2015 No 69, Sch 1 [2].
Sec 20
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [11]; 2009 No 54, Sch 2.34 [4].
Sec 23
Am 2015 No 69, Sch 1 [3] [4].
Sec 24
Subst 2015 No 69, Sch 1 [5].
Sec 27
Am 2000 No 93, Sch 1.16 [3]; 2005 No 10, Sch 2.9 [3]; 2005 No 64, Sch 2.46 [3]; 2006 No 94, Sch 3.28 [4]; 2016 No 61, Sch 6.37 [3].
Secs 27A–27C
Ins 2015 No 69, Sch 1 [6].
Sec 28
Am 2002 No 42, Sch 4.7 [2]; 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [12]; 2010 No 62, Sch 2.3; 2014 No 64, Sch 2.11.
Sec 33
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [13]; 2009 No 56, Sch 1.31.
Part 4, Div 1
Subst 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [3].
Secs 34, 35
Subst 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [3].
Secs 35A–35D
Ins 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 35E
Ins 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [3]. Subst 2014 No 33, Sch 3.24 [4].
Sec 35F
Ins 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 35G
Ins 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [3]. Subst 2014 No 33, Sch 3.24 [5].
Sec 35H
Ins 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 36
Am 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [4].
Sec 38
Am 2000 No 93, Sch 1.16 [4]; 2005 No 10, Sch 2.9 [4]; 2016 No 61, Sch 6.37 [4].
Sec 40
Am 2000 No 93, Sch 1.16 [5]; 2005 No 10, Sch 2.9 [5]; 2016 No 61, Sch 6.37 [5].
Sec 42
Am 2000 No 93, Sch 1.16 [4]; 2005 No 10, Sch 2.9 [6]; 2016 No 61, Sch 6.37 [6].
Sec 43
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [14] [15]; 2009 No 54, Sch 2.34 [5]–[8]; 2015 No 58, Sch 3.73 [3].
Sec 44
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [16]. Rep 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [5].
Sec 44A
Ins 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [6]. Am 2016 No 61, Sch 6.37 [7].
Sec 45
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [17] [18] (am 2002 No 112, Sch 2.8).
Sec 52
Am 2013 No 95, Sch 2.118 [1].
Sec 53
Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.34 [1]; 2002 No 116, Sch 1 [2]; 2008 No 23, Sch 3.35; 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [7]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.118 [3]–[5].
Sec 54
Am 2002 No 116, Sch 1 [3].
Sec 55
Am 2002 No 116, Sch 1 [4] [5]; 2003 No 40, Sch 2.24 [2]; 2008 No 23, Sch 3.35; 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [8] [9]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.118 [6]–[8].
Sec 56
Rep 2013 No 95, Sch 2.118 [9].
Sec 56A
Ins 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [19].
Part 6A (secs 59A–59J)
Ins 2009 No 54, Sch 1 [1] (transferred from the Freedom of Information Act 1989 No 5). Renumbered and am 2009 No 54, Sch 1 [1]–[11]). Rep 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [10].
Part 7 (secs 60, 61)
Subst 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [11].
Part 7A (secs 61A–61D)
Ins 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [12].
Sec 62
Am 2010 No 84, Sch 2.11.
Secs 64, 65
Rep 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [13].
Sec 66
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [20]; 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [14].
Secs 66A, 66B
Ins 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [21].
Sec 67
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [22].
Sec 68
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [23].
Sec 70
Am 2001 No 121, Sch 2.172 [2]; 2007 No 94, Sch 2.
Sec 72
Rep 2003 No 82, Sch 3.
Sch 1
Am 1999 No 31, Sch 1.34 [2]–[4]; 1999 No 94, sec 7 (2) and Sch 5, Part 2. Rep 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [15].
Sch 2, heading
Subst 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [16].
Sch 2
Am 1999 No 94, sec 7 (2) and Sch 5, Part 2; 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [17]–[21]; 2012 No 95, Sch 2.25 [2]; 2014 No 33, Sch 3.24 [6].
Sch 3
Rep 2003 No 82, Sch 3.
Sch 4
Am 2002 No 71, Sch 3 [24] (subst 2003 No 40, Sch 2.15) [25]; 2002 No 116, Sch 1 [6] [7]; 2010 No 71, Sch 1 [22] [23]; 2013 No 95, Sch 2.118 [10]; 2015 No 69, Sch 1 [7]–[9].