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  (1)   Employers must take steps to ensure information concerning any notice or evidence an employee has given under section   107 of the employee taking leave under this Subdivision is treated confidentially, as far as it is reasonably practicable to do so.

  (2)   An employer must not, other than with the consent of the employee, use such information for a purpose other than satisfying itself in relation to the employee's entitlement to leave under this Subdivision. In particular, an employer must not use such information to take adverse action against an employee.

  (3)   Subsection   (2) has effect subject to subsection   (4).

  (4)   Nothing in this Subdivision prevents an employer from dealing with information provided by an employee if doing so is required by an Australian law or is necessary to protect the life, health or safety of the employee or another person.

Note:   Information covered by this section that is personal information may also be regulated under the Privacy Act 1988 .

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