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The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is asking you to tell us your thoughts by completing this survey. Reading discussion paper 2, Registering life events—Functions and powers of the Registrar and the use and disclosure of information will help you to complete the survey.

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Functions and powers of the Registrar
1. What changes, if any, should be made to the functions or powers of the Registrar?  
2. Do you have any other comments on this issue?  
Release of historical information
3. What changes, if any, should be made to the current access requirements for historical information?  
4. Do you have any other comments on this issue?  
Release of non-historical information
5. What changes, if any, should be made to the current access requirements for non-historical registration information, including in relation to POI requirements?  
6. Do you have any other comments on this issue?  
Products and services
7. Should the BDMR Act allow the Registrar to use the information RBDM holds to provide data matching services (including data cleansing and life event verification services) to private companies, provided privacy concerns are addressed and data security is assured?  
Example, data cleansing services to identify and remove people who have died from customer databases
8. To support quality services and the development of innovative data products, do you support RBDM providing products to commercial and other entities at market value?  
8a. If so, which products would be appropriate for RBDM to charge fees based on market value?  
Data matching, historical data to commercial genealogical entities, non-identifying data to business
Releasing information for law enforcement
9. What changes, if any, should be made to support the sharing of data with law enforcement agencies?  
Example, to reduce identity related crime and assist law enforcement and security initiatives.
Sharing information with other government agencies
10. What changes, if any, should be made to expand the circumstances for sharing information with other Queensland government agencies and government agencies nationally and overseas?  
Example, to maintain the quality/integrity of data and prevent fraudulent activity
11. What additional protections and/or safeguards, if any, should be implemented if the powers of the Registrar to use and disclose information are expanded?  
12. Do you have any other comments on this issue?  
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Last updated
 7 March 2019

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