Privacy Amendment (NOTIFIABLE DATA BREACHES) Bill 2016

This Bill amends the Privacy Act 1988 ( the Privacy Act ) to introduce mandatory data breach notification provisions for agencies, organisations and certain other entities that are regulated by the Privacy Act ( entities ). The Bill will commence on a single day fixed by proclamation. However, if the provisions do not commence before 12 months from the day after the Bill receives the Royal Assent, they will commence on that day.