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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 15 Hansard (Tuesday, 13 December 2005) . . Page.. 4783 ..


Schedule of amendments

Schedule 1

Health Records (Privacy and Access) Amendment Bill 2005 (No 2)

Amendments moved by the Minister for Health

1

Clause 5

Proposed new principle 4.2, new clause 3

Page 4, line 27—

insert

3 A record keeper need not keep a record on the register under clause 1 for longer than 7 years after the day the record is made.

2

Clause 7

Proposed new principle 10, clause 3 (a)

Page 7, line 19—

omit proposed new principle 10, clause 3 (a), substitute

the disclosure is necessary for the purpose of research or the compilation or analysis of statistics, in the public interest; and

3

Clause 7

Proposed new principle 10, new clause 3 (e) and (f)

Page 8, line 10—

insert

the disclosure is in accordance with guidelines prescribed by regulation for this clause; and

the record keeper believes, on reasonable grounds, that the recipient of the health information will not disclose the personal health information.

4

Proposed new clause 16A

Page 23, line 7—

insert

16ARegulation-making power

New section 36 (2A)

insert

(2A) A regulation may make provision about a matter by applying, adopting or incorporating an instrument, or a provision of an instrument, as in force from time to time for the privacy principles, principle 10, clause 3 (which is about the disclosure of a health record for the purpose of research or the compilation or analysis of statistics).


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