Renewed public interest directions
The NSW Privacy Commissioner has renewed public interest directions made under section 41 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act) and section 62 of the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 (HRIP Act).
- The section 41 PPIP Act public interest directions commenced on 1 January 2014 and expire on 30 June 2015.
- The section 62 HRIP Act public interest direction commenced on 10 January 2014 and expires on 30 June 2015.
The NSW Privacy Commissioner has maintained the status quo in the public interest directions to allow agencies to continue exercising their functions.