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DEBT COLLECTORS (FIELD AGENTS AND COLLECTION AGENTS) ACT 2014 - SECT 110

Confidentiality of criminal history

110 Confidentiality of criminal history

(1) A public service employee performing functions under this Act must not, directly or indirectly, disclose to anyone else—
(a) a report about a person’s criminal history, or information contained in the report, obtained under section 105 ; or
(b) a notice about a change in a person’s criminal history, or information contained in the notice, given under section 108 .
Penalty: Maximum penalty—100 penalty units.
(2) However, a person does not contravene subsection (1) if—
(a) the disclosure of the report, notice or information is authorised by the chief executive but only to the extent necessary to perform a function under or relating to this Act; or
(b) the disclosure is otherwise required or permitted by law.
(3) The chief executive must—
(a) destroy a report about a person’s criminal history obtained under section 105 as soon as practicable after considering the report; and
(b) destroy a notice about a change in a person’s criminal history given under section 108 as soon as practicable after considering the notice.



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