106 Review of statutory authorities for information matching

(1)

As soon as practicable after 1 January 1994, and then at intervals of not more than 5 years, the Commissioner shall—

(a)

review the operation of every information matching provision since—

(i)

19 December 1991 (in the case of the first review carried out under this paragraph); or

(ii)

the date of the last review carried out under this paragraph (in the case of every subsequent review); and

(b)

consider whether or not, in the Commissioner’s opinion,—

(i)

the authority conferred by the information matching provision should be continued; and

(ii)

any amendments to the provision are necessary or desirable; and

(c)

report the Commissioner’s findings to the responsible Minister.

(2)

As soon as practicable after receiving a report from the Commissioner under subsection (1)(c), the responsible Minister shall lay a copy of that report before the House of Representatives.

Compare: 1991 No 126 s 21