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81 .         Disclosure restriction under other law does not apply to disclosing to Commissioner; privileges of parties

        (1)         No obligation to maintain secrecy or other restriction on the disclosure of information obtained by or given to agencies, whether imposed under an enactment or other law, applies to the disclosure of information to the Commissioner for the purposes of Division 3.

        (2)         Legal professional privilege does not apply to the production of documents or the giving of evidence by an agency, or an officer of an agency, to the Commissioner for the purposes of Division 3.

        (3)         Subject to subsections (1) and (2), every party to a complaint has the same privileges in relation to the giving of evidence and the production of documents and things that he or she would have as a witness in proceedings before a court.

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