This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
The Act provides for the Electronic Identity Verification Service (the Service). Among other things, the Service enables a person to verify his or her identity online in order to meet the identification requirements of participating agencies in relation to certain transactions and services. The Service also enables entities that are declared by regulations to be participating agencies to verify a person’s identity by electronic means, provided that they have the person’s consent.
These regulations add 5 bodies to those declared by regulation 4 of the principal regulations to be participating agencies for the purposes of the Act.
Date of notification in Gazette: 27 August 2015.
These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.