Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995

Schedule 1A Disclosure of information to specified agencies

s 78A

Schedule 1A: substituted, on 24 January 2009, by section 45 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 48).

Specified agencyType of informationPurpose
Accident Compensation CorporationBirth information and name change informationTo verify the identity of a claimant, and a claimant’s eligibility or continuing eligibility for a benefit
Marriage information, civil union information, and name change informationTo verify a claimant’s change of name
Death informationTo identify deceased claimants
Board of Trustees of National Provident FundBirth information, marriage information, civil union information, name change information, and death informationTo verify the identity of a member or beneficiary of the National Provident Fund, and the eligibility or continuing eligibility of a member or beneficiary for payments under the Fund
Department of Internal AffairsBirth information, marriage information, civil union information, name change information, and death information

To verify whether a person is eligible—

(a)

to hold a New Zealand passport:

(b)

for New Zealand citizenship

Death informationTo identify deceased holders of New Zealand travel documents
Department of LabourBirth information and name change information

To—

(a)

verify a person’s citizenship status:

(b)

verify a person’s entitlement to reside in New Zealand:

(c)

update and verify immigration records

Marriage information and civil union informationTo verify the marriage or civil union of a person to a New Zealand citizen
Death informationTo identify deceased holders of temporary entry class visas
Government Superannuation Fund AuthorityBirth information, marriage information, civil union information, name change information, and death informationTo verify the identity of a member or beneficiary of the Government Superannuation Fund, and the eligibility or continuing eligibility of a member or beneficiary for payments under the Fund
Inland Revenue DepartmentBirth information, marriage information, civil union information, and name change information

To verify the identity of a person to establish—

(a)

the tax file number of the person:

(b)

the details of an applicant for child support:

(c)

for child support purposes, details of the parentage, birth, and death of qualifying children or dependent children

Death informationTo identify deceased taxpayers and verify their details
Ministry of EducationBirth information, name change information, and death informationTo verify and update information on the National Student Index
Ministry of HealthBirth information, name change information, and death informationTo verify and update health information on the National Health Index
Birth information and death informationTo compile mortality statistics
Ministry of JusticeMarriage information and civil union informationTo verify a fine defaulter’s name change
Death information

To—

(a)

remove the names of deceased persons from jury lists:

(b)

remit or enforce payment of fines owed by deceased persons

Ministry of Justice (Maori Land Court Unit)Death informationTo identify deceased Maori landowners
Ministry of Social DevelopmentBirth information, marriage information, civil union information, name change information, and death information

To—

(a)

verify a person’s eligibility or continuing eligibility for benefits, war pensions, grants, loans, or allowances:

(b)

verify a person’s eligibility or continuing eligibility for a community services card or a card the availability of which is based principally on the age and residence of a person, or of his or her spouse or civil union partner, or former spouse or civil union partner:

(c)

identify debtors, including any person no longer in receipt of a benefit, war pension, grant, loan, or allowance

New Zealand Transport AgencyBirth information and name change informationTo verify details supplied by an applicant for a driver licence
Marriage information and civil union informationTo verify the name change of the holder of a driver licence
Death informationTo identify deceased holders of driver licences

Schedule 1A: amended, on 1 April 2015, by section 36(2) of the Child Support Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 12).

Schedule 1A: amended, on 5 December 2013, by section 5 of the Passports Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 127).

Schedule 1A: amended, on 13 June 2013, by section 43 of the Education Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 34).

Schedule 1A: amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Schedule 1A: amended, on 24 January 2009, pursuant to section 50(1) of the Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47).