Residential Tenancies (Specified Databases) Regulations 2010

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Residential Tenancies (Specified Databases) Regulations 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of August 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 140(1)(ea) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Residential Tenancies (Specified Databases) Regulations 2010.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 October 2010.

3 Specified databases
  • The databases described in the Schedule are specified databases for the purposes of section 112C(2) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.


Schedule 
Specified databases

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Name of database Agency operating database Information included in database
Student Loan and Allowances (SAL) Ministry of Social Development Information concerning student allowances, student loans, and scholarship applications
Social Welfare Information for Tomorrow Today (SWIFT) Ministry of Social Development Information concerning the assessment and payment of benefits
Unified Client View Phase Two (UCVII) Ministry of Social Development Supplementary information concerning beneficiaries
COLLECT Ministry of Justice Information concerning fines and other payments owed and enforceable under Part 3 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957
Tenancy Bonds Department of Building and Housing Information concerning tenancy bonds lodged with the chief executive of the Department of Building and Housing

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 October 2010, prescribe databases as specified databases for the purposes of section 112C(2) of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (as inserted by the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2010).

The regulations enable contact information to be obtained from the databases described in the Schedule to assist in the enforcement of orders made by the Tenancy Tribunal. However, the party seeking to enforce an order is not given access to any information from the databases. If relevant contact information is held in a database, it is sent to the Registrar of the appropriate District Court for enforcement purposes.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 August 2010.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Building and Housing.