The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia. Information Which can be Exchanged - Agreement with Switzerland

Information which can be exchanged

Article 21 provides that, subject to the data protection provisions of Article 23, the competent authorities and competent institutions shall exchange any information necessary for the application of the Agreement. Article 23 specifies that personal data may only be exchanged where the person:

  • wishes to use any provision of the Agreement,
  • claims a benefit from the country transmitting the data after the Agreement commences, or
  • authorises the provision of data.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 20 Switzerland

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