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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 166

Limitation periods etc.

Access--civil court remedy

             (1)  An application under subsection 165(3) for the grant of remedial relief in respect of an access is to be made within 6 years after the access took place.

Communication--civil court remedy

             (2)  An application under subsection 165(4) for the grant of remedial relief in respect of a communication of information is to be made within 6 years after the communication.

Criminal court remedies

             (3)  An application under subsection 165(5) or (6) for the grant of remedial relief is not subject to any limitation period, but is to be made as soon as practicable after the conviction concerned.



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