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. Confidentiality - Agreement with Switzerland


Article 23 of the Agreement provides that information exchanged by Australia and Switzerland can only be used for the purposes of implementing the Agreement or other purposes under each country's social security laws.

All information received by Australia is subject to the same privacy principles as apply to information obtained under domestic legislation. Information received by Switzerland is similarly subject to the privacy legislation relevant to Switzerland.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 20 Switzerland

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