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PRIVACY ACT 1988 - SECT 80G

Interpretation

             (1)  In this Part:

"duty of confidence" means any duty or obligation arising under the common law or at equity pursuant to which a person is obliged not to disclose information, but does not include legal professional privilege.

"emergency declaration" means a declaration under section 80J or 80K.

"permanent resident" means a person, other than an Australian citizen:

                     (a)  whose normal place of residence is situated in Australia; and

                     (b)  whose presence in Australia is not subject to any limitation as to time imposed by law; and

                     (c)  who is not an illegal entrant within the meaning of the Migration Act 1958 .

"secrecy provision" means a provision of a law of the Commonwealth (including a provision of this Act), or of a Norfolk Island enactment, that prohibits or regulates the use or disclosure of personal information, whether the provision relates to the use or disclosure of personal information generally or in specified circumstances.

             (2)  For the purposes of this Part, a reference in the definition of personal information in subsection 6(1) to an individual is taken to include a reference to an individual who is not living.



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