|OVERVIEW||Limited privacy legislation.|
|GENERAL PRIVACY LAWS||The Information Act 2002 No. 62 (NT) contains certain privacy provisions that are overseen by the Information Commissioner for the Northern Territory. The Information Commissioner is the independent authority and is also responsible for overseeing the Information Act. Act applies to the public sector.|
|PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION LAWS AND REGULATIONS||
Northern Territory Information Act 2002 (Information Act). The Information Act which covers the protection of personal information, record keeping and archive management of information held in the public sector.
|TYPE OF DATA PROTECTED||
Personal information means government information from which a person’s identity is apparent or is reasonably able to be ascertained.
|WORKPLACE PRIVACY LAWS||N/A|
|FINES AND SANCTIONS||The law provides for civil and criminal sanctions for violations. Conviction of a criminal act can result in imprisonment from 6 months to 2 years.|
|OTHER PRIVACY LAWS AND REGULATIONS|