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Disclosure of personal information by a review authority

Discretionary disclosure

  (1)   A review authority may disclose personal information about a registered migration agent, or an inactive migration agent, to the Secretary or an authorised officer.

  (2)   However, a review authority may do so only in the prescribed circumstances.

  (3)   The regulations may prescribe circumstances in which the Secretary or authorised officer may use or disclose personal information disclosed under subsection   (1).

Mandatory disclosure

  (4)   If a registered migration agent notifies a review authority that the agent has given immigration assistance to a person in respect of a review application made by the person, the review authority must notify the Department, in accordance with the regulations, that the agent has given immigration assistance to the person in respect of the review application.


  (5)   In this section:

"inactive migration agent" has the meaning given by section   306B.

"review application" means an application for review by a review authority of a decision to refuse to grant a person a visa.

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