This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings Parts 2 and 3 (except sections 67 to 72) and Schedules 1 and 2 of the Electronic Identity Verification Act 2012 (the Act) into force on 2 April 2013. The rest of the Act came into force on 19 December 2012 pursuant to section 2(3) of the Act.
The purpose of the Act is to facilitate secure interactions (particularly online interactions) between individuals on the one hand and participating agencies on the other.
Date of notification in Gazette: 21 February 2013.
This order is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.