Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters Act 1992

68 Disclosure of tenancy information for benefit purposes

(1)

For the purpose stated in section 67, the chief executive of the department may from time to time request the Corporation to supply, in respect of persons who are tenants in relation to Corporation housing, or were tenants of that kind on or after the commencement of the Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters (Information Matching) Amendment Act 2006,—

(a)

the biographical information held by the Corporation that is sufficient to identify those persons, including their addresses; and

(b)

the details of the tenancies of those persons held by the Corporation that are necessary for the purpose stated in section 67.

(2)

A request under subsection (1) must be made in accordance with arrangements made from time to time between the chief executive of the department and the Corporation.

(3)

On receipt of a request under subsection (1), the Corporation may supply the information requested to any person who is an officer or employee or agent—

(a)

of the chief executive of the department; and

(b)

authorised for the purpose by that chief executive.

(4)

Information supplied under a request under subsection (1) may be supplied in a form determined by agreement between the Corporation and the chief executive of the department.

Section 68: added, on 1 July 2006, by section 6 of the Housing Restructuring and Tenancy Matters (Information Matching) Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 34).