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CRIMES (DOMESTIC AND PERSONAL VIOLENCE) ACT 2007 - SECT 98A
In this Part--
(a) a public sector agency within the meaning of the
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 , or
organisation within the meaning of the Health Records and Information Privacy
Act 2002 to which that Act applies.
"associated respondent" --see section 98B.
"central referral point" means the Secretary of the Department of Justice.
"domestic violence support services" means services (including welfare,
health, counselling, housing and accommodation and legal assistance services)
provided to persons in relation to the commission or possible commission of
domestic violence offences against those persons.
"domestic violence threat" means a threat to the life, health or safety of a
person that occurs because of the commission or possible commission of a
domestic violence offence.
"health information" has the same meaning that it has in the
Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 .
"local co-ordination point" means a support agency or
non-government support service nominated as a local co-ordination point by the
Minister under section 98O(4).
"non-government support service" means a person or body (other than an agency)
that provides domestic violence support services but does not include an
Note : The Interpretation Act 1987 defines person to include an
individual, a corporation and a body corporate or politic.
"personal information" has the same meaning that it has in the
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 .
"primary person" --see section 98B.
"privacy legislation" means the Privacy and Personal Information Protection
Act 1998 or the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 and any
regulation or code of practice made under either of those Acts.
"support agency" means an agency that provides
domestic violence support services and includes the central referral point and
each local co-ordination point.
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