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Person who made public interest disclosure to be informed of result of investigation

    (1)     If the Information Commissioner conducts an investigation on a public interest complaint, the Information Commissioner must inform the person who made the complaint (unless the complaint was made anonymously) of—

        (a)     the result of the investigation; and

        (b)     any other information that the Information Commissioner thinks proper.

    (2)     The Information Commissioner must not disclose any information under this section if the Information Commissioner considers that the disclosure of the information would—

        (a)     not be in the public interest or in the interests of justice; or

        (b)     put a person's safety at risk; or

        (c)     cause unreasonable damage to a person's reputation; or

        (d)     prejudice any criminal proceedings or criminal investigations, or investigations by the Ombudsman, the IBAC or the Victorian Inspectorate; or

        (e)     otherwise contravene any applicable statutory secrecy obligations or involve the unreasonable disclosure of information relating to the personal affairs of any person.

S. 61TH inserted by No. 2/2019 s. 110.

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