92ZZG Duty of confidentiality

(1)

A contact tracer who approaches a contact under this Part or approaches a person under section 92ZZF must not, as far as practicable, disclose to the contact or that other person the identity of the individual who may have—

(a)

transmitted the infectious disease to the contact; or

(b)

exposed the contact to the risk of contracting the infectious disease.

(2)

Despite anything in the Privacy Act 2020, information provided or obtained by a contact tracer under this Part may not be used or disclosed by anyone except for the effective management of infectious diseases, but 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 92ZZG: inserted, on 4 January 2017, by section 11 of the Health (Protection) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 35).

Section 92ZZG(2): amended, on 1 December 2020, by section 217 of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).