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AUSTRALIAN INFORMATION COMMISSIONER ACT 2010 - SECT 14

Appointment

Appointment of the Australian Information Commissioner

             (1)  The Australian Information Commissioner is to be appointed by the Governor-General by written instrument.

Note:          The Australian Information Commissioner is referred to in this and other Acts as the Information Commissioner (see sections 3 and 3A).

Appointment of the Freedom of Information Commissioner

             (2)  The Freedom of Information Commissioner is to be appointed by the Governor-General by written instrument.

             (3)  A person may only be appointed as the Freedom of Information Commissioner if he or she has obtained a degree from a university, or an educational qualification of a similar standing, after studies in the field of law.

Appointment of the Privacy Commissioner

             (4)  The Privacy Commissioner is to be appointed by the Governor-General by written instrument.

Note:          The information officers are all eligible for reappointment: see section 33AA of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .



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