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MY HEALTH RECORDS ACT 2012 - SECT 50B

Condition of registration--handling old sound recordings and cinematograph films that are subject to copyright

             (1)  Subsection (2) applies to sound recordings and cinematograph films made before section 104C of the Copyright Act 1968 commences.

Note:          Section 104C of the Copyright Act 1968 provides that there is no infringement of the copyright if an act comprised in the copyright of a sound recording or cinematograph film is done, or authorised to be done, for healthcare or related purposes.

             (2)  A registered repository operator must not, for the purposes of the My Health Record system, make the sound recording or cinematograph film available if it would be an infringement of the copyright in the recording or film for the operator or another person to do any act comprised in the copyright in the recording or film:

                     (a)  for a purpose for which the collection, use or disclosure of health information is required or authorised under this Act; or

                     (b)  in circumstances in which a permitted general situation exists under item 1 of the table in subsection 16A(1) of the Privacy Act 1988 (serious threat to life, health or safety), or would exist if the act were done by an entity that is an APP entity for the purposes of that Act; or

                     (c)  in circumstances in which a permitted health situation exists under section 16B of the Privacy Act 1988 , or would exist if the act were done by an entity that is an organisation for the purposes of that Act; or

                     (d)  for any other purpose relating to healthcare, or the communication or management of health information, prescribed by the regulations.

             (3)  It is a condition of the registration of a registered repository operator that the operator complies with subsection (2).



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