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Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 No 133
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 September 2017 at 01:16)
Part 8 Section 71
71   Regulations
(1)  The Governor may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, for or with respect to any matter that by this Act is required or permitted to be prescribed or that is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.
(2)  Without affecting the generality of subsection (1), the regulations may make provision for or with respect to:
(a)  the manner in which privacy codes of practice are to be prepared and developed, and
(b)  exempting specified persons or public sector agencies, or classes of persons or public sector agencies, from:
(i)  any of the requirements of this Act or the regulations relating to the collection, use or disclosure of specified classes of personal information, or
(ii)  any other provision of this Act.
(3)  A regulation may create an offence punishable by a penalty not exceeding 50 penalty units.