8 Application of information privacy principles

(1)

Subject to subsection (4), principles 1 to 4 apply only in relation to information collected after the commencement of this section.

(2)

Subject to section 9, principles 5 to 9 and principle 11 apply in relation to information held by an agency, whether the information was obtained before, or is obtained after, the commencement of this section.

(3)

Principle 10 applies only in relation to information obtained after the commencement of this section.

(4)

Nothing in principle 3 shall apply in relation to the collection, by means of any printed form, of any personal information, if the form was printed before the commencement of this section and is used, before 1 July 1995, for the purpose of collecting personal information.

(5)

Subclauses (1) to (3) of principle 12 apply only in relation to the assignment of unique identifiers after the commencement of this section.

(6)

Subclause (4) of principle 12 applies to any unique identifier, whether assigned before or after the commencement of this section.