Electronic Identity Verification Act 2012

39 Disclosure of identity-related information


The chief executive and a responsible authority may enter into an agreement for the disclosure by the responsible authority to the chief executive of identity-related information in respect of an individual who has applied for or been issued with an electronic identity credential.


Subsection (1) applies even though the chief executive is the same person as the responsible authority.


A responsible authority may disclose identity-related information only in accordance with an agreement entered into under subsection (1).


The chief executive or the Service may cause a comparison to be made of any identity-related information disclosed under an agreement entered into under subsection (1) with information held in the Service database.