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Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 No 86
Current version for 22 November 2019 to date (accessed 13 July 2020 at 03:29)
243 Disclosure requirements
(cf 1926 s 66F; 1987 s 276)
(1) A person must not disclose any information obtained in connection with the administration or execution of this Act unless that disclosure is made—(a) with the consent of the person from whom the information was obtained, or(b) in connection with the administration or execution of this Act, or(c) for the purposes of any legal proceedings arising out of this Act or of any report of any such proceedings, or(d) in accordance with section 72 (Inspection of relevant claims information etc), or(e) in accordance with the requirement imposed under the Ombudsman Act 1974, or(f) with other lawful excuse.Maximum penalty—50 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years.(2) The Authority may disclose any information obtained in connection with the administration or execution of this Act to—(a) SafeWork NSW, and(b) the Chief Commissioner of State Revenue under the Taxation Administration Act 1996, and(c) the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority or the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, and(d) any other person or body prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.(3) In this section, this Act includes the 1987 Act and the former 1926 Act.(4) In this section, a reference to the Authority is taken to include a reference to the Nominal Insurer.(5) This section does not apply in relation to protected information within the meaning of section 243AA.