Privacy Act 1993

  • repealed
  • Privacy Act 1993: repealed, on 1 December 2020, by section 216(1) of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).
127 Offences

Every person commits an offence against this Act and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000 who,—


without reasonable excuse, obstructs, hinders, or resists the Commissioner or any other person in the exercise of their powers under this Act:


without reasonable excuse, refuses or fails to comply with any lawful requirement of the Commissioner or any other person under this Act:


makes any statement or gives any information to the Commissioner or any other person exercising powers under this Act, knowing that the statement or information is false or misleading:


represents directly or indirectly that he or she holds any authority under this Act when he or she does not hold that authority.

Compare: 1975 No 9 s 30; 1991 No 126 s 35

Section 127: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).