Information Privacy Bill 2007

Bill No.193

SynopsisThis Bill will amend the Freedom of Information Act 1992, the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1971, as well as other Acts.

The Bill aims to -
  • regulate the handling of personal information by the public sector;
  • regulate the handling of health information by the public and private sectors;
  • create a right to apply for access, and amendment of, health records held by the private sector; and
  • facilitate the exchange of personal or health information held by the public sector in appropriate circumstances.

StatusLegislative Council Second Reading 12/04/2007
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/28/2007  
First Reading 03/28/2007  
Second Reading 03/28/2007  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/27/2007  
Consideration in Detail 11/27/2007  
Third Reading 11/27/2007  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 12/04/2007  
First Reading 12/04/2007  
Second Reading 12/04/2007  
Second Reading Speech