92ZZF Contact tracer may require certain persons to provide information

(1)

For the purpose of identifying the contacts of an individual who has been given a direction under section 92ZZC, a contact tracer may approach a person specified in subsection (2) and require that person to provide the contact tracer with the names and addresses of the contacts of the individual that are known to the person.

(2)

The persons are—

(a)

the employer of the individual:

(b)

an educational institution attended by the individual:

(c)

any business or other organisation that the individual has dealt with:

(d)

an event co-ordinator or other person likely to have a list of persons attending an event.

(3)

A person referred to in subsection (2) must provide information in response to a request made under subsection (1) despite anything in the Privacy Act 2020.

(4)

Despite anything in the Privacy Act 2020, if a person requires another person to provide information under this section,—

(a)

the person required to provide the information must comply with the requirement and be advised that the information must be provided for the effective management of infectious diseases; and

(b)

nothing in this section limits the right of an individual to access or disclose information about him or her under that Act or any other Act.

Section 92ZZF: inserted, on 4 January 2017, by section 11 of the Health (Protection) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 35).

Section 92ZZF(3): amended, on 1 December 2020, by section 217 of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).

Section 92ZZF(4): amended, on 1 December 2020, by section 217 of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).