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Information Commissioner to give notice before certain disclosures

S. 121(1) amended by Nos 20/2017 s. 106(21), 2/2019 s. 209.

    (1)     Before disclosing or communicating to any person, other than a member of staff
of the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner, any information given to the Information Commissioner pursuant to a prescribed requirement (including information contained in a document required to be produced to the Information Commissioner), the Information Commissioner must—

        (a)     notify the person from whom the information was obtained of the proposal to disclose or communicate that information; and

        (b)     give that person a reasonable opportunity to object to the disclosure or communication.

Penalty:     60 penalty units.

    (2)     In this section, "prescribed requirement" means a requirement made under—

        (a)     Subdivision 3 of Division 8 of Part 3; or

        (b)     Part 6; or

        (c)     Division 3 of Part 5 of the Information Privacy Act 2000 as in force immediately before its repeal.

S. 122 substituted by No. 20/2017 s. 103.

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