Publication date: 13 December 2019

On 13 December 2019, the Australian Information Commissioner approved a variation to the Privacy (Credit Reporting) Code 2014 (the CR Code). This follows an application by the Australian Retail Credit Association (ARCA) on 18 April 2019 (and amendments to the application dated 15 May 2019, 8 July 2019, 19 November 2019 and 11 December 2019) to vary the registered CR Code in accordance with section 26T of the Privacy Act 1988.

The variation commenced on 14 February 2020 when it was published on the Codes Register.

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Approved variations to CR Code

Application materials

Further amended CR variation application

Further CR variation application

Annexure A: proposed variation of the registered CR Code:

Annexure E: formal consultation material

Annexure F: consultation outcome notes

Annexure G: written submissions:

Additional consultation on proposed amendment to paragraph 12.2