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MIGRATION REGULATIONS 1994 - REG 3.10A

Access to movement records

             (1)  For subparagraph 488(2)(a)(vii) of the Act, Commonwealth, State or Territory legislation specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this subregulation is prescribed.

Note:          Under subsection 488(1) of the Act, a person must not read, examine, reproduce, use or disclose any part of the movement records. However, subparagraph 488(2)(a)(vii) of the Act permits the Minister to authorise an officer to perform 1 or more of those actions for the purposes of prescribed Commonwealth, State or Territory legislation.

             (2)  For paragraph 488(2)(g) of the Act:

                     (a)  an agency of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph is prescribed; and

                     (b)  an employee of a prescribed agency who is specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph is prescribed; and

                     (c)  a purpose specified by the Minister in an instrument in writing for this paragraph is prescribed.

Note:          Under subsection 488(1) of the Act, a person must not read, examine, reproduce, use or disclose any part of the movement records. However, paragraph 488(2)(g) of the Act permits the Minister to authorise a prescribed employee of a prescribed agency of the Commonwealth, or of a State or Territory, to perform 1 or more of those actions for a prescribed purpose.



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