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Application of privacy and other legislation

6 Application of privacy and other legislation

(1) In this section--

"government sector agency" means--
(a) a Public Service agency or other government sector agency within the meaning of the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 , or
(b) a NSW Government agency (see section 13A of the Interpretation Act 1987 ), or
(c) an entity constituted by or under an Act or exercising public functions (such as a State owned corporation), being an entity that is prescribed by the local regulations for the purposes of this definition.

"government sector employee" means a person employed on any basis, or on secondment, in a government sector agency.

"relevant Acts" means the following Acts of New South Wales as in force from time to time--
(a) the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 ,
(b) the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 ,
(c) the State Records Act 1998 ,
(d) the Ombudsman Act 1974 .
(2) The relevant Acts apply to the Legal Services Council and the Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation in the manner provided by section 416 of the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) and do not apply by their own force.
(3) However, the relevant Acts apply to a government sector agency or government sector employee exercising a function under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) .

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