Supplementary Order Paper No 172

No 172

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Privacy (Information Sharing) Bill

Proposed amendment

Denis O'Rourke, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 8: new section 96L

In clause 8, new section 96L(1)(a), after subparagraph (i) (after line 7 on page 16), insert:

  • (ia) the Children's Commissioner appointed under section 7 of the Children's Commissioner Act 2003; and

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper inserts a provision requiring agencies proposing to enter into an information sharing agreement to consult with the Children's Commissioner. This reflects the submission of the Children's Commissioner on this Bill. This amendment would ensure that consultation on privacy issues in relation to information sharing would include consideration of the protection of children.