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FAMILY LAW ACT 1975 - SECT 67ZB

No liability for notification under section 67Z or 67ZA

             (1)  A person:

                     (a)  must give notice under subsection 67Z(3) or 67ZA(2); or

                     (b)  may give notice under subsection 67ZA(3) or (4); or

                     (c)  may disclose other information under subsection 67ZA(6);

in spite of any obligation of confidentiality imposed on the person by this Act, another Act, another law or anything else (including a contract or professional ethics).

             (2)  A person is not liable in civil or criminal proceedings, and is not to be considered to have breached any professional ethics, in respect of a notification under subsection 67Z(3) or 67ZA(2).

             (3)  A person is not liable in civil or criminal proceedings, and is not to be considered to have breached any professional ethics, in respect of a notification under subsection 67ZA(3) or (4), or a disclosure under subsection 67ZA(6), if the notification or disclosure is made in good faith.

             (4)  Evidence of a notification under subsection 67Z(3) or subsection 67ZA(2), (3) or (4), or a disclosure under subsection 67ZA(6), is not admissible in any court except where that evidence is given by the person who made the notification or disclosure.

             (5)  In this section:

"court " means a court (whether or not exercising jurisdiction under this Act) and includes a tribunal or other body concerned with professional ethics.



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