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Passenger Transport (General) Regulation 2017
Current version for 13 December 2019 to date (accessed 23 February 2020 at 22:57)
Schedule 1
Schedule 1 Approved security camera systems
(Clauses 82(3) and 114(4))
1   Definitions
In this Schedule—
authorised purpose, in relation to the use of a video recording made by a security camera system fitted in or to a bus, means the purpose of, or any purpose in connection with, any of the following—
(a)  an activity referred to in section 18(a)–(d) of the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005,
(b)  the prosecution of, or the issue of a penalty notice in respect of, an offence under the Act, this Regulation or the Crimes Act 1900 committed in or about a bus,
(c)  ensuring an operator’s compliance with the operator’s conditions of accreditation,
(d)  ensuring a driver’s compliance with the driver’s conditions of authorisation,
(e)  ensuring a passenger’s compliance with any approved scheme of subsidised travel (as referred to in clause 8 of Schedule 1 to the Transport Administration Act 1988).
vehicle means a bus.
video recording includes—
(a)  any electronically stored information from which a recorded image can be generated, and
(b)  any print-out or other reproduction of the recorded image.
2   Use of recording for unauthorised purpose
A person must not use a video recording made by a security camera system for a purpose other than an authorised purpose.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
3   Presence of camera in vehicle to be indicated
The operator of a bus service must ensure that signs are conspicuously placed within and on the outside of a bus (as appropriate) that is fitted with a security camera system, advising persons that they may be under video surveillance while in or about the bus concerned.
Maximum penalty—5 penalty units.
4   Storage of recordings made by security camera
The operator of a bus service must cause—
(a)  such security safeguards as TfNSW may specify from time to time by notice published in the Gazette in relation to a bus service, and
(b)  such other security safeguards as are reasonable in the circumstances,
to be taken, to ensure that any video recordings made by a security camera system are protected against misplacement and against use for unauthorised purposes, until disposed of in accordance with clause 5.
Maximum penalty—5 penalty units.
5   Disposal of recordings made by security camera
(1)  The operator of a bus service must cause any video recording made by a security camera system to be disposed of in accordance with subclause (2) within 30 days after the recording was made.
Maximum penalty—5 penalty units.
(2)  The recording may be disposed of by destroying it by deletion or otherwise or, if it is to be used for an authorised purpose, by giving it to—
(a)  a police officer, or
(b)  an officer authorised by RMS to receive it.
(3)  It is the duty of the Commissioner of Police or RMS (as the case requires) to ensure the destruction of any video recording that was given to a police officer or to an officer authorised by RMS and which is no longer to be used for an authorised purpose.
(4)  Subclause (1) does not apply in respect of a video recording made during the installation or testing of the security camera.
6   Relationship with Workplace Surveillance Act 2005
Nothing in this Schedule affects the operation of the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005.