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Privacy Act & codes

Credit Reporting Privacy Code Review

Clause 3 of the Code requires the Privacy Commissioner to review the operation of Amendments No 4 and No 5 as soon as practicable after 1 April 2015. The Privacy Commissioner is satisfied the amendments have been in place for long enough that it is now appropriate to initiate a review.

A discussion document is available here.

Submissions closed on 16 December 2016.  View the submissions made.

The report on the completed review was released on 12 April 2018: Comprehensive Credit Reporting Six Years On: Review of the Operation of Amendments No 4 and No 5 to the Credit Reporting Privacy Code

Read the media release about the report

The Office has also created a document about next steps after this review: Where to from here with the Review recommendations?