Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth)

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An Act to create a framework for managing critical infrastructure, and for related purposes
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                   The object of this Act is to provide a framework for managing risks relating to critical infrastructure, including by:

                     (a)  improving the transparency of the ownership and operational control of critical infrastructure in Australia in order to better understand those risks; and

                     (b)  facilitating cooperation and collaboration between all levels of government, and regulators, owners and operators of critical infrastructure, in order to identify and manage those risks; and

                     (c)  requiring responsible entities for critical infrastructure assets to identify and manage risks relating to those assets; and

                     (d)  imposing enhanced cyber security obligations on relevant entities for systems of national significance in order to improve their preparedness for, and ability to respond to, cyber security incidents; and

                     (e)  providing a regime for the Commonwealth to respond to serious cyber security incidents.



2—Register of Critical Infrastructure Assets

3—Directions by the Minister

4—Gathering and using information


6—Declaration of assets by the Minister


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Jurisdiction Australia
Type Laws or related obligations