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PRIVACY ACT 1988 - SECT 26K

Removal of registered APP codes

             (1)  The Commissioner may remove a registered APP code from the Codes Register:

                     (a)  on his or her own initiative; or

                     (b)  on application by an APP entity that is bound by the code; or

                     (c)  on application by a body or association representing one or more APP entities that are bound by the code.

             (2)  An application under paragraph (1)(b) or (c) must:

                     (a)  be made in the form and manner specified by the Commissioner; and

                     (b)  be accompanied by such information as is specified by the Commissioner.

             (3)  Before deciding whether to remove the registered APP code, the Commissioner must:

                     (a)  consult any person the Commissioner considers appropriate about the proposed removal; and

                     (b)  consider the extent to which members of the public have been given an opportunity to comment on the proposed removal.

             (4)  In deciding whether to remove the registered APP code, the Commissioner may consider the matters specified in any relevant guidelines made under section 26V.



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