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RETIREMENT VILLAGES ACT 1999 - SECT 197B

Provision, sharing and publication of relevant village information

197B Provision, sharing and publication of relevant village information

(1) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to--
(a) the provision of relevant village information to the Secretary, and
(b) the publication of relevant village information, and
(c) the exchange and sharing of relevant village information by government agencies.
(2) Nothing in this section authorises the regulations to provide for the publication, exchange or sharing of relevant village information in a way that contravenes the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 or the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 .
(3) In this section--

"government agency" means--
(a) a public authority constituted by or under an Act, or
(b) a NSW Government agency, or
(c) a Public Service agency, or
(d) a council (within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1993 ) or other local authority, or
(e) a State owned corporation.

"relevant village information" means each of the following--
(a) the name, address and contact details for a retirement village and its operator,
(b) information about a Residents Committee of a retirement village,
(c) the number of units in a retirement village,
(d) the resident right types in a retirement village,
(e) any enforcement or disciplinary action taken against the operator of a retirement village,
(f) any complaints received by the Secretary about a retirement village or its operator,
(g) information about complaints handled internally by the operator of a retirement village,
(h) information concerning village contracts or pricing,
(i) demographic information about residents and staff of a retirement village,
(j) any other information about the management and operation of a retirement village.



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