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 June 3, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S.

David Braue reports:

The disbanding of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) in the government’s recently delivered budget may compromise the ability to effectively enforce tougher Australian privacy laws introduced in March, one analyst has warned.

Created in November 2010, the OAIC had unified enforcement of privacy legislation, freedom of information (FoI) legislation and information-protection requirements under a single banner unifying operations managed by privacy commissioner Timothy Pilgrim, FoI commissioner James Popple, and Australian Information Commissioner John McMillan.

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