Workplace video surveillance act - commenced

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Workplace video surveillance act - commenced

The NSW Workplace Video Surveillance Act commenced 1 February 1999 (see HR Link 99005a.htm99, 20 January 1999).

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The NSW Workplace Video Surveillance Act commenced 1 February 1999 (see HR Link 99, 20 January 1999).

Regulations dealing with covert surveillance operations under the Act also commenced 1 February 1999. The regulations provide:

  • the prescribed forms for applications to issue, vary or cancel a covert surveillance authority under the Act;
  • requirements for keeping records with respect to applications for and the issue of covert surveillance authorities;
  • requirements for security measures to be taken to ensure video recordings made as a result of a covert surveillance operation are protected against loss or unauthorised access or use; and
  • the procedure to be followed in making an application to a judicial member of the State Industrial Relations Commission for the issue, variation or cancellation of a covert video surveillance authority.
 
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