This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 3 October 2013, approves an information sharing agreement under the Privacy Act 1993 (the Act) between the Inland Revenue Department (Inland Revenue) and the Department of Internal Affairs (Internal Affairs). Under the agreement, Internal Affairs will supply Inland Revenue with adult passport information (personal information) relating to—
overseas-based borrowers who are in default of their student loan repayment obligations:
liable parents living overseas who are in default of their child support payment obligations:
liable parents living overseas who have not kept their contact details with Inland Revenue up to date.
This order includes provisions stating the information privacy principles from which the parties to the agreement are exempt, the public services that the agreement is intended to facilitate, how Inland Revenue may use the personal information, and the adverse actions that Inland Revenue may take as a result of the sharing of the personal information.
This order inserts into Schedule 2A of the Act information relating to the agreement as required under section 96L of the Act.