Invasion of Privacy Act 1971 - Queensland

Description

Object or Purpose of this legislative Instrument:

To provide for the protection of the public by regulating the use of listening devices and to prohibit the unlawful entry of dwelling houses.

Scope of this legislative Instrument:

The Act prohibits the use of listening devices and the unlawful entry of dwellings. The Act also prohibits the publication or communication of private conversations where a listening device has been used, except in limited circumstances.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Additional information

It is recommended that a legal practitioner be consulted about the application of this Act.

Appeal process

Lodgement

Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties:

Fines or imprisonment may be imposed by the court for breaches of the Act.

Review or Appeal Mechanisms:

An appeal may be made against a conviction in accordance with the law and relevant court rules.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Strategic Policy, Legal and Executive Services

Strategic Policy

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Strategic Policy

Strategic Policy, Legal and Executive Services

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Operating address: State Law Building 50 Ann Street
BRISBANE
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: PO Box 149
Brisbane Adelaide Street
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3239 3466
Fax: 07 3239 3046
Website: http://www.justice.qld.gov.au (Opens in new window)