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Australia – Standards – Followup – Confidentiality

Australia – Standards – Followup – Confidentiality

A person who is, or has been, a public official is not to be required:

(a) to disclose to a court or tribunal identifying information that the person has obtained; or

(b) to produce to a court or tribunal a document containing identifying information that the person has obtained;

except where it is necessary to do so for the purposes of giving effect to this Act.

Referenced Legislation: Public Interest Disclosure Act (2013)

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