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Prostitution Licensing Authority › Reports and Publications and Facts Sheets › Information Privacy Plan › Other legislation

Other legislation

The IPPs do not apply where the authority to collect, use, store and disclose personal information is otherwise authorised under legislation.

The PLA operates under the Prostitution Act 1999. Relevant sections of the Prostitution Act include ss. 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 42, 101, 111, and 133.

A copy of the Prostitution Act may be downloaded from

In particular, under s. 133 of the Prostitution Act, an official must not disclose information obtained by the official in the administration of the Act. An 'official' means the Minister, the Police Commissioner, a member of the PLA, the Executive Director or a member of the staff of the Office of the PLA, or an authorised officer of a relevant local government. However, s. 133 does not apply to a disclosure of information:

Last updated 19/11/2009