Privacy Amendment Act 2013

Reprint as at 3 October 2013

Privacy Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 1
Date of assent26 February 2013
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act amended

4 Interpretation

5 Information privacy principles

6 Functions of Commissioner

7 Interference with privacy

8 New Part 9A inserted

Authority for information sharing


Lead agency

Form and content

Approval of information sharing agreements

Procedure for recommending Order in Council

Commissioner's report on approved information sharing agreement

Notice of adverse action

Responsibilities of lead agency

Amendment of approved information sharing agreements

Review of approved information sharing agreement

9 Regulations

10 New sections 129A and 129B inserted

11 New Schedule 2A inserted

New Schedule 2A inserted into principal Act

Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: