Approval of information sharing agreements

Heading: inserted, on 27 February 2013, by section 8 of the Privacy Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 1).

96J Governor-General may approve information sharing agreement by Order in Council

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the relevant Minister, approve an information sharing agreement.

(2)

An Order in Council may grant an exemption from or modify the application of—

(a)

any 1 or more of the information privacy principles (except principles 6 and 7):

(b)

any code of practice (except any code of practice that modifies principles 6 and 7).

(3)

An Order in Council that, under subsection (2), grants an exemption from any 1 or more of the information privacy principles (except principles 6 and 7) or any code of practice (except any code of practice that modifies principles 6 and 7) may provide that the exemption is unconditional or is subject to any conditions that are prescribed in the Order in Council.

(4)

An Order in Council that, under subsection (2), modifies the application of any 1 or more of the information privacy principles or any code of practice may do so by prescribing standards that are more stringent or less stringent than the standards that are prescribed by the principle or, as the case may be, the code of practice.

Section 96J: inserted, on 27 February 2013, by section 8 of the Privacy Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 1).