Immigration Act 1987

  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
141A Disclosure of immigration information
  • (1) In this section, unless the context otherwise requires, the term benefit has the same meaning as in section 3(1) of the Social Security Act 1964; and includes—

    • (b) any special assistance granted out of the Crown Bank Account from money appropriated by Parliament under section 124(1)(d) or (da) of that Act.

    (2) The purpose of this section is to facilitate the disclosure of information by the Department of Labour to the department for the time being responsible for the administration of the Social Security Act 1964 for the purposes of verifying—

    • (a) the entitlement or eligibility of any person to or for any benefit; or

    • (b) the amount of any benefit to which any person is or was entitled or for which any person is or was eligible.

    (3) For the purpose of this section, the chief executive of the department for the time being responsible for the administration of the Social Security Act 1964 may from time to time, in accordance with arrangements made from time to time between that chief executive and the chief executive of the Department of Labour, request the chief executive of the Department of Labour to supply, in respect of the following persons, the information specified in subsection (4):

    • (a) persons whom the chief executive of the Department of Labour believes are in New Zealand unlawfully:

    • (b) persons who are in New Zealand lawfully but only by virtue of being the holder of a temporary permit or limited purpose permit of whatever type.

    (4) The information referred to in subsection (3) is as follows:

    • (a) the person's full name:

    • (b) any aliases known to be used by the person:

    • (c) the person's date of birth:

    • (d) the person's nationality:

    • (e) the person's address (if known):

    • (f) the expiry date of any permit granted to the person.

    (5) On receipt of a request made under subsection (3), the chief executive of the Department of Labour may, for the purpose of this section, supply the information requested to any officer or employee or agent of the department for the time being responsible for the administration of the Social Security Act 1964 who is authorised for the purpose by the chief executive of that department.

    (6) Information supplied pursuant to a request made under subsection (3) may be supplied in such form as is determined by agreement between the chief executive of the Department of Labour and the chief executive of the department for the time being responsible for the administration of the Social Security Act 1964.

    Section 141A: inserted, on 19 December 1991, by section 2 of the Immigration Amendment Act (No 2) 1991 (1991 No 134).

    Section 141A: substituted, on 1 October 1998, by section 11 of the Employment Services and Income Support (Integrated Administration) Act 1998 (1998 No 96).

    Section 141A(3)(b): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 48 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).