Delegation of privacy functions and powers by the Australian Information Commissioner

18 May 2020

Privacy Act 1988 and other legislation

I, Angelene Falk, Australian Information Commissioner, pursuant to section 25 of the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 (Cth), revoke all previous instruments, and delegate to the persons from time to time holding, occupying or performing the duties of the positions listed in column 1 of the schedule below, all powers and functions conferred upon me by the provisions referred to in the Acts listed in columns 2 to 8 of the schedule below.

PositionPrivacy Act 1988Crimes Act 1914Data matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012Tele­communi­cations Act 1997Competition and Consumer Act 2010

Deputy Commissioner, Senior
Executive Service Band 2

Part IV — Functions of the Information Commissioner, all functions and powers (except ss 28(1)(a) or (b))

Part V — Investigations, all functions and powers (except ss 52, 53B, 55B, 62, 66 and 68)

Part VI, Division 1 — Public interest determinations, ss 73, 74, 75, 76, and 77

Part VI, Division 3 — Register of Determinations, s 80E.

 

Part VIIIA – Public health contact information, all functions and powers

Part VIIC, Division 5, ss 85ZZ; 85ZZA; 85ZZC

Section 13(7)

Section 29

Sections 73, 73A

Section 309(1)

Part IVD, Division 5, ss 56EQ (except s 56EQ(1)(a)); 56ER(1) and (2); 56ET (all functions and powers in Part V of the Privacy Act 1988 except ss 52, 53B, 55B, 62, 66 and 68 of the Privacy Act 1988)

 

Part IVD, Division 7, s 56GA(1)(a)

Assistant Commissioner, Senior
Executive Service Band 1 Dispute Resolution and Regulation & Strategy Branches

Part IV — Functions of the Information Commissioner, all functions and powers (except ss 28(1)(a) or (b))

Part V — Investigations, all functions and powers (except ss 52, 53B, 55B, 62, 66 and 68)

Part VI, Division 1 — Public interest determinations, ss 73, 74, 75, 76, and 77

Part VI, Division 3 — Register of Determinations, s 80E.

 

Part VIIIA – Public health contact information, all functions and powers

Part VIIC, Division 5, ss 85ZZ; 85ZZA; 85ZZC

Section 13(7)

Section 29

Sections 73, 73A

Section 309(1)

Part IVD, Division 5, ss 56EQ (except s 56EQ(1)(a)); 56ER(1) and (2); 56ET (all functions and powers in Part V of the Privacy Act 1988 except ss 52, 53B, 55B, 62, 66 and 68 of the Privacy Act 1988)

 

Part IVD, Division 7, s 56GA(1)(a)

Director, Executive Level 2 Dispute Resolution and Regulation & Strategy Branches

Part IV — Functions of the Information Commissioner, ss 27(1) and (2), 28(1)(c) and (d), 28(3), 28A, 28B and 33C

Part V, Division 1 — Investigation of complaints and investigations on Commissioner's initiative, all functions and powers

Part V, Division 2 — Determination following investigation of complaints, s 53A

Part VI, Division 3 — Register of Determinations, s 80E.

Part VIIIA – Public health contact information, all functions and powers

Part VIIC, Division 5, ss 85ZZ; 85ZZA; 85ZZC

Section 13(7)

Section 29

Sections 73, 73A

Section 309(1)

Part IVD, Division 5, ss 56EQ(1)(b) and (c), 56EQ(6); 56ER(1) and (2); 56ET (all functions and powers in Part V, Division 1 of the Privacy Act 1988)

Part IVD, Division 7, s 56GA(1)(a)

Deputy Director, Executive Level 1 to Australian Public Service 3 Dispute Resolution and Regulation & Strategy Branches

Part IV, Division 2 — Functions of the Information Commissioner, ss 27(1) and (2), 28(1)(c) and (d), 28(3), 28A, and 33C

Part V, Division 1 — Investigation of complaints and investigations on Commissioner's initiative, ss 36(4), 40, 40A, 41, 42, 43(1) to (3), 48, and 50A.

Part VllC, Division 5, ss 85ZZ; 85ZZA; 85ZZC

Section 13(7)

Section 29

Sections 73, 73A

Section 309(1)

Part IVD, Division 5, ss 56EQ(1)(b) and (c), 56EQ(6); 56ER(1) and (2); 56ET (functions and powers in ss 36(4), 40, 40A, 41, 42, 43(1) to (3), 48, and 50A of the Privacy Act 1988)

Part IVD, Division 7, s 56GA(1)(a)

All Staff, Strategic Communications and
Co-ordination

Part IV, Division 2 — Functions of Commissioner, sections 27(1) and (2) and 28(1)(c) and (d)

Part V, Division 1, s 36(4) provide assistance to a person who wishes to make a complaint.

 

 

 

 

 

Part IVD, Division 5, ss 56EQ(1)(b) and (c); 56ET (functions and powers in Part V, Division 1, s 36(4) of the Privacy Act 1988 provide assistance to a person who wishes to make a complaint)

Part IVD, Division 7, s 56GA(1)(a)

Signed

Angelene Falk
Australian Information Commissioner
3 July 2020

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