Privacy Act 2020

8 Meaning of New Zealand agency

In this Act, New Zealand agency

(a)

means—

(i)

an individual who is ordinarily resident in New Zealand; or

(ii)

a public sector agency; or

(iii)

a New Zealand private sector agency; or

(iv)

a court or tribunal, except in relation to its judicial functions; but

(b)

does not include—

(i)

the Sovereign; or

(ii)

the Governor-General or the Administrator of the Government; or

(iii)

the House of Representatives; or

(iv)

a member of Parliament in their official capacity; or

(v)

the Parliamentary Service Commission; or

(vi)

the Parliamentary Service, except in relation to personal information about any employee or former employee of the Parliamentary Service in their capacity as an employee; or

(vii)

an Ombudsman; or

(viii)

an inquiry; or

(ix)

a board of inquiry or court of inquiry appointed under any Act to inquire into a specified matter; or

(x)

a news entity, to the extent that it is carrying on news activities.