This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 11 August 2014, approves a new 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 and liable parents living overseas who are in default of their student loan repayment or child support payment obligations or 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:
the adverse actions that Inland Revenue may take as a result of the sharing of the personal information.
This order also inserts into Schedule 2A of the Act information regarding the agreement that is required to be inserted under section 96L of the Act.
The order revokes and replaces the Privacy (Information Sharing Agreement Between Inland Revenue and Internal Affairs) Order 2013.
Date of notification in Gazette: 3 July 2014.
This order is administered by the Inland Revenue Department.