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Privacy Act & codes

This code applies specific rules to telecommunications agencies to better ensure the protection of individual privacy. The code addresses the telecommunications information collected, held, used, and disclosed by telecommunications agencies. For telecommunications agencies the code takes the place of the information privacy principles.

This is the current consolidated version of the Telecommunications Information Privacy Code 2003 (incorporating Amendments No. 3-4). 

Other information on the Code:
Telecommunications Information Privacy Code - general information.

View the background information paper on Proposed Amendment No 3 to the Telecommunications Information Privacy Code 2003 (1 August 2004).

Telecommunications Information Privacy Code 2003 Amendment No. 4. The Code has been amended by Amendment No. 4 and commenced on 15 October 2015.
Information paper on the proposed amendment.

Amendment No 2 (Temporary) operated over the period 1 November 2003 to 31 July 2004 and is set out in an appendix. Amendment No 1 (Temporary) was revoked before it ever commenced.