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Note: See also Reference - Access to personal information
Report 120: Invasion of privacy (PDF, 674.3 KB) [PDF, 673Kb], August 2009
See Australia, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, A Commonwealth Statutory Cause of Action for Serious Invasion of Privacy, Issues Paper (2011)
Report 123: Privacy principles (PDF, 994.0 KB) [PDF, 992Kb], August 2009
Report 127: Protecting privacy in New South Wales (PDF, 1.8 MB) [PDF, 1Mb], May 2010
Tabled in parliament: 16 February 2011
Consultation Paper 1: Invasion of privacy (PDF, 892.1 KB) [PDF, 1018Kb], May 2007
Consultation Paper 3: Privacy legislation in New South Wales (PDF, 767.2 KB) [PDF, 765Kb], June 2008
Expanded terms of reference issued: 1 June 2009
Pursuant to section 10 of the Law Reform Commission Act 1967 (NSW), the Law Reform Commission is to inquire into and report on whether existing legislation in New South Wales provides an effective framework for the protection of the privacy of an individual. In undertaking this review, the Commission is to consider in particular:
The Commission should liaise with the Australian Law Reform Commission which is reviewing the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as well as other relevant Commonwealth, State and Territory agencies.
Reference received: 11 April 2006
Pursuant to section 10 of the Law Reform Commission Act 1967 (NSW), the Law Reform Commission's inquiry into whether existing legislation in New South Wales provides an effective framework for the protection of the privacy of an individual is extended to include consideration of any proposed successor legislation to the Freedom of Information Act 1989.
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