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Authorisations extend to employees etc.

                   An authorisation under this Act to an entity (the first entity ) is also an authorisation of:

                     (a)  an individual:

                              (i)  who is an employee of the first entity; and

                             (ii)  whose duties involve doing an act that is authorised in relation to the first entity; or

                     (b)  a contracted service provider of a healthcare provider whose duties under a contract with a healthcare provider involve providing information technology services relating to the communication of health information, or health information management services, to the healthcare provider; or

                     (c)  a person (the contractor ) performing services under a contract between the contractor and the first entity, if:

                              (i)  the first entity is a participant in the My Health Record system, other than a registered healthcare provider organisation or a registered contracted service provider; and

                             (ii)  the contract relates to the My Health Record system; or

                     (d)  an individual:

                              (i)  who is an employee of a contracted service provider to which paragraph (b) applies or a contractor to which paragraph (c) applies; and

                             (ii)  whose duties relate to the contract mentioned in whichever of those paragraphs applies.

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