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Meaning of health information

    The following information is health information :

  (a)   information or an opinion about:

  (i)   the health, including an illness, disability or injury, (at any time) of an individual; or

  (ii)   an individual's expressed wishes about the future provision of health services to the individual; or

  (iii)   a health service provided, or to be provided, to an individual;

    that is also personal information;

  (b)   other personal information collected to provide, or in providing, a health service to an individual;

  (c)   other personal information collected in connection with the donation, or intended donation, by an individual of his or her body parts, organs or body substances;

  (d)   genetic information about an individual in a form that is, or could be, predictive of the health of the individual or a genetic relative of the individual.

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