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Privacy Code of Practice (General) 2003
Current version for 24 September 2018 to date (accessed 19 October 2019 at 16:19)
Part 5 Clause 12
12   Definitions
(1)  In this Part:
correctional centre and correctional complex have the same meanings as in the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999.
Department means the Department of Justice and Attorney General.
NSW Police Force has the same meaning as in the Police Act 1990.
offender means a person who is one or more of the following:
(a)  an offender within the meaning of section 3 (1) or 107 of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999,
(b)  a person in custody within the meaning of section 249 of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999,
(c)  a person who is the subject of a parole order within the meaning of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999,
(d)  a person who is the subject of an intensive correction order, a community correction order, a conditional release order (with or without conviction), an intervention program order, a non-association order or a place restriction order within the meaning of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 that is in force,
(e)  a person who has been granted bail and in respect of whom a court has sought a pre-sentence report from the Department.
provide services and programs to an offender includes the preparation of a case plan for the offender and any assessment of the offender’s suitability for, or conduct in, a program.
staff member means a member of staff of the Department and includes:
(a)  a person working under contract, and
(b)  an Official Visitor appointed under section 228 of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999, and
(c)  a minister of religion or other spiritual advisor appointed to a correctional centre pursuant to a regulation made under section 79 (x1) of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999.
transitional centre has the same meaning as in the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999.
victim means a victim of crime within the meaning of section 5 of the Victims Rights Act 1996.
(2)  For the purposes of this Part, the following services or programs provided to an offender are taken to be provided by the Department:
(a)  a service or program provided on behalf of the Department,
(b)  a service or program provided because of a requirement placed on the offender by a court or any of the following bodies within the meaning of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999:
(i)  the Parole Authority,
(ii)  the Review Council,
(iii)  the Probation and Parole Service.