Privacy Amendment Act 2007

Privacy Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 73
Date of assent19 September 2007

Note

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Privacy Amendment Act 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Privacy Act 1993.

4 Schedule 5 amended
  • (1) The item relating to suspended sentences under the heading Ministry of Justice records in Schedule 5 is omitted.

    (2) The items under the heading Police records in Schedule 5 are amended—

    • (a) by omitting from the third column of the item relating to vehicles of interest the item relating to the Ministry of Economic Development; and

    • (b) by omitting from paragraph (b) in the third column of the item relating to wanted persons section 17(1) of the Land Transport Act 1993 and substituting section 69(1) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003 ; and

    • (c) by omitting from paragraph (b) in the third column of the items relating to protection orders and restraining orders periodic detention, supervision, community service, community programme, and substituting in each case supervision.

    (3) The items under the heading Ministry of Transport records in Schedule 5 are amended by repealing paragraph (a) in the third column of the items relating to the motor vehicles register and road user charges and substituting in each case the following paragraph:

    • (a) section 69(1) of the Land Transport Management Act 2003:.

    (4) The item relating to records of prisoners under the heading Department of Corrections records in Schedule 5 is omitted and the following item substituted:

    Records of prisonersParticulars of prisoners in a prison, including the date of release from the prisonPolice (access is limited to the location and the date of release of the prisoner) Ministry of Justice

Legislative history

11 September 2007Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 107-2) by committee of the whole House
11 September 2007Third reading