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Information Commissioner and certain other persons not compellable to produce documents in legal proceedings

    (1)     The following persons cannot be compelled in a legal proceeding to produce any document or any part of a document that has come into the person's possession in the performance of the person's functions under Part VI, VIA or VIB or in acting for or on behalf of a person in the performance of those functions—

        (a)     the Information Commissioner;

        (b)     the Public Access Deputy Commissioner;

        (c)     a member of staff of the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner;

        (d)     a contractor, agent or other person acting for or on behalf of the Information Commissioner or the Public Access Deputy Commissioner.

    (2)     This section does not apply to—

        (a)     a criminal proceeding; or

        (b)     a proceeding under section 63BA; or

        (c)     a proceeding involving a claim that the Information Commissioner does not have the jurisdiction to compel the production of documents.

S. 63B inserted by No. 6/2012 s. 28, amended by No. 20/2017 s. 69.

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