111E Ministers of Justice and Maori Affairs may designate body to receive information

(1)

The Minister of Justice and the Minister of Maori Affairs may, by notice in the Gazette, designate any person or body of persons (whether corporate or unincorporate) as suitable to receive the information described in subsection (2) for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a register or registers of iwi affiliations.

(2)

The information referred to in subsection (1) is—

(a)

information described in section 111C(2); and

(b)

information described in section 111C(3)(b).

(3)

The Minister of Justice and the Minister of Maori Affairs must not designate a person or body of persons under subsection (1) unless the Ministers are satisfied that—

(a)

the person or body of persons has adequate procedures in place to ensure that it is accountable to the organisations to which it is authorised to supply information under section 111F; and

(b)

the person or body of persons is financially viable and can demonstrate prudent and adequate management policies and practices, including in matters of financial management; and

(c)

the person’s or body of persons’ information management policies and practices are adequate to ensure compliance with this Act and the Privacy Act 1993; and

(d)

the person or body of persons has the ability to fund the establishment and maintenance of the register of iwi affiliations; and

(e)

the person or body of persons meets any other criteria that may be specified in regulations made under section 267(c).

(4)

The Minister of Justice and the Minister of Maori Affairs may, at any time, by notice in the Gazette, revoke a designation made under subsection (1).

Section 111E: inserted, on 10 November 2003, by section 35 of the Electoral Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 1).