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PRIVACY ACT 1988 - SECT 90

Application of Part

             (1)  This Part applies where a person (in this Part called a confidant ) is subject to an obligation of confidence to another person (in this Part called a confider ) in respect of personal information, whether the information relates to the confider or to a third person, being an obligation in respect of a breach of which relief may be obtained (whether in the exercise of a discretion or not) in legal proceedings.

             (2)  This Part does not apply where a criminal penalty only may be imposed in respect of the breach.



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