Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2017

2017/45

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 13th day of March 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 67 of the Electronic Identity Verification Act 2012 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 17 March 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Electronic Identity Verification Regulations 2013 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, insert in their appropriate alphabetical order the items set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

Schedule New items inserted in Schedule 1

r 4

Aspire2 Group Limited

Cypha Limited

Emma Stanley Law Limited

Enigma Solutions Limited

Kiwi-Coin Limited

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Limited

Progressive Enterprises Limited

The Tenancy Practice Service Limited

Michael Webster,
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 17 March 2017, amend the Electronic Identity Verification Regulations 2013 (the principal regulations). The principal regulations are made under the Electronic Identity Verification Act 2012 (the Act).

The Act provides for the Electronic Identity Verification Service (the Service) which, among other things, 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 they have the person’s consent.

These regulations add 8 individually named bodies to those declared by regulation 4 of the principal regulations to be participating agencies for the purposes of the Act.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 March 2017.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.