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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 149G

Application for administrative review of decision to disclose high level identification information

149G Application for administrative review of decision to disclose high level identification information

(1) If a designated agency decides to disclose high level identification information under this Division despite the authorised carer's refusing, or failing to give, consent to the disclosure, the authorised carer:
(a) may apply to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal for an administrative review under the Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997 of the decision to disclose the information, or
(b) may, within the time allowed under section 149F (2) (b) (ii), request the designated agency to apply to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal, on behalf of the authorised carer, for an administrative review under the Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997 of the decision to disclose the information.
(2) The designated agency must comply with any request made in accordance with subsection (1) (b) and, before doing so, must carry out an internal review of the decision in accordance with section 53 of the Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997 as modified by section 149H and the regulations (if any).
(3) If an application is made to the Civil and Administrative Tribunal under this section, the designated agency must not disclose the information to which the application relates otherwise than in accordance with the final determination of the application (unless the application is withdrawn by or at the request of the authorised carer).



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