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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 92

Application of Ombudsman Act

             (1)  Section 11A of the Ombudsman Act 1976 does not apply in relation to the exercise or proposed exercise of a power, or the performance or the proposed performance of a function, of the Ombudsman under this Part.

             (2)  A reference in section 19 of the Ombudsman Act 1976 to the Ombudsman's operations does not include a reference to anything that an inspecting officer has done or omitted to do under this Part.

             (3)  Subject to section 88 of this Act, subsections 35(2), (3), (4) and (8) of the Ombudsman Act 1976 apply for the purposes of this Part and so apply as if:

                     (a)  a reference in those subsections to an officer were a reference to an inspecting officer;

                     (b)  a reference in those subsections to information did not include a reference to lawfully intercepted information;

                     (c)  a reference in those subsections to that Act were a reference to this Part;

                     (d)  paragraph 35(3)(b) of that Act were omitted; and

                     (e)  section 35A of that Act had not been enacted.



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