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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 174

Voluntary disclosure

             (1)  Sections 276, 277 and 278 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 do not prohibit a disclosure by a person (the holder ) of information or a document to the Organisation if the disclosure is in connection with the performance by the Organisation of its functions.

Limitation

             (2)  This section does not apply if the Director-General of Security, the Deputy Director-General of Security or any other ASIO employee or ASIO affiliate requests the holder to disclose the information or document.

Note:          Sections 175 and 176 deal with the disclosure of information or a document in response to authorisations by the Organisation.



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