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6 Use & disclosure of Scheme information

Introduction

Information collected for the purposes of the National Redress Scheme may be protected information. The Scheme has strict provisions that mean protected information cannot be obtained, recorded, disclosed or used, unless the NRSAct allows this for the purposes of the Scheme. Penalties apply if any person or institution gains access to, uses or shares protected information without authorisation.

Act reference: NRSAct Part 4-3 Division 2-Use and disclosure of protected information

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