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This report establishes a data security regime for all information held by the Victorian public sector.

Authorised Version No. 001 - Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 - No. 60 of 2014

Authorised Version incorporating amendments as at 17 September 2014

The Parliament of Victoria enacts:

PART 1—PRELIMINARY

1 Purposes

The purposes of this Act are—

(a) to provide for responsible collection and handling of personal information in the Victorian public sector; and

(b) to provide remedies for interferences with the information privacy of an individual; and

(c) to establish a protective data security regime for the Victorian public sector; and

(d) to establish a regime for monitoring and assuring public sector data security; and

(e) to establish the Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection; and

(f) to repeal the Information Privacy Act 2000 and the Commissioner for Law Enforcement Data Security Act 2005 and make consequential amendments to other Acts.

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2014
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