5.1.3 Protection of Information

Introduction

This section explains the Commonwealth's obligation to protect information about a person (1.1.P.80) that has been obtained and/or is held for FA purposes. This includes purposes relating to:

  • the FA law, or
  • the CCMS.

Protection of personal information

Any protected information obtained under FA law can only be used for FA purposes. There are penalties for breaches of any of the terms that apply to the provisions relating to information obtained and/or held for FA purposes.

Act reference: FA(Admin)Act section 162 Protection of personal information

Policy reference: FA Guide 5.1.3.30 Offences & Penalties

In this section

This section contains the following topics:
Last reviewed: 11 May 2015