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:
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.