1.1.P.50 Permitted purpose

Definition

For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, protected information that is disclosed to the Government can be used for a permitted purpose. A permitted purpose includes:

  • the enforcement of the criminal law
  • the safety or wellbeing of children
  • investigatory, disciplinary or employment processes related to the safety or wellbeing of children
  • a purpose prescribed by the NRS Rules.

Act reference: NRSAct section 97 Additional authorisation-disclosing etc. for a permitted purpose

Last reviewed: 13 August 2018