Criminal Disclosure Act 2008

39 Amendments to Privacy Act 1993

(1)

Section 29(1) of the Privacy Act 1993 is amended by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (i):

(ia)

the request is made by a defendant or a defendant’s agent and is—

(i)

for information that could be sought by the defendant under the Criminal Disclosure Act 2008; or

(ii)

for information that could be sought by the defendant under that Act and that has been disclosed to, or withheld from, the defendant under that Act; or

(2)

Section 31 of the Privacy Act 1993 is repealed.