September saw the publication of new subtitle 21.11 “Privacy”. This subtitle focuses on the protection of individuals’ personal information both at common law and under statutory regimes. It covers all aspects of privacy law including commercial uses of information, identity theft, privacy enforcement, exemptions to privacy protection, surveillance devices, unauthorised disclosure of Commonwealth information and computer-related offences. This subtitle builds on content originally part of 21.4 “Civil and Political Rights”.
Visit The Laws of Australia homepage to view recent and forthcoming updates, read a Q&A with new Editor in Chief The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG and browse the online features guide: http://www.thomsonereuters.com.au/tla