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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 171

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             (1)  Divisions 3, 4 and 4A set out some circumstances when sections 276, 277 and 278 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 do not prohibit a disclosure of information or a document.

Note 1:       Division 3 covers the Organisation. Division 4 covers disclosures for the purposes of Australian enforcement agencies. Division 4A covers disclosures for the purposes of foreign law enforcement.

Note 2:       Those Divisions do not permit the disclosure of the contents or substance of a communication: see Division 2.

             (2)  Division 5 sets out some circumstances when sections 276, 277 and 278 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 do not prohibit a use of information or a document.

             (3)  Division 6 creates offences for certain disclosures and uses of information and documents.



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