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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 17:41)
Part 8 Section 67
67   Disclosure by Privacy Commissioner or staff member
(1)  The Privacy Commissioner or a member of the staff of the Privacy Commissioner must not disclose any information obtained by him or her in the course of his or her office, unless the disclosure is made:
(a)  with the consent of the person the subject of the information, or
(b)  for the purpose of discharging functions of the Privacy Commissioner or member of staff under this or any other Act.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not prevent the Privacy Commissioner from furnishing any information relating to:
(a)  a matter arising under a law of another State, a Territory or the Commonwealth, or
(b)  an undertaking that is or was being carried out jointly by New South Wales and another State, a Territory or the Commonwealth,
to a person exercising under a law of that other State, that Territory or the Commonwealth functions similar to those exercised by the Commissioner under this Act or any other Act.
(3)  Subsection (1) does not operate to render admissible in evidence in any proceedings any document that would not have been so admissible if this section had not been enacted.