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Tasmania – Privacy


In Tasmania, privacy is regulated by the Right to Information Act 2009 which is covered in the ‘Right to Information’ section, and the Personal Information Protection Act 2004. Other legislation that impacts on privacy includes the Telecommunications (Interception) Tasmania Act 1999, the Police P...

Personal information Protection Act 2004 (Tas)

The Personal Information Protection Act (the PIP Act) is subordinate to other legislation where its provisions are inconsistent with other legislation. This means that the Right to Information Act will take precedence over the PIP Act if there is an inconsistency in the provisions. The PIP Act...

Criminal Procedure Legislation

The Telecommunications (Interception) Tasmania Act 1999, the Police Powers (Controlled Operations) Act2006, and the Police Powers (Surveillance Devices) Act 2006 are statutes that concern criminal procedure: the activities of police in investigating criminal matters. Police powers under these ...

Complaints – Privacy

Complaints about privacy involving state organisations can be made to the State Ombudsman.

Page last updated 03/02/2020

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