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Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002 No 71
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 21 September 2019 at 06:14)
Part 8 Section 71
71   Legal rights not affected
(1)  Nothing in this Act gives rise to, or can be taken into account in, any civil cause of action, and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, nothing in this Act:
(a)  operates to create in any person any legal rights enforceable in a court or tribunal otherwise than in accordance with the procedures set out in this Act, or
(b)  affects the validity, or provides grounds for review, of any judicial or administrative act or omission.
(2)  A contravention of this Act does not create any criminal liability except to the extent expressly provided by this Act.