Land Transport Act 1998

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237 Entitlement to receive information


A person who applies for information under section 236 is entitled to receive information from the register in relation to a specified motor vehicle.


However, the Registrar may not disclose personal information about an individual unless the Registrar is satisfied that—


the person applying for the information is that individual; or


the information is required for a purpose specified in section 235; or


the information is within the exception specified in section 241; or


the information may be disclosed under an enactment.


Information from the register must not be supplied unless—


the prescribed fee is paid; or


the Registrar is satisfied that satisfactory arrangements have been made for payment of that fee.


The Registrar must, at the request of an individual, supply to the individual—


the name of any person to whom personal information about the individual has been disclosed under—


subsection (2)(c); or


subsection (2)(d), but only if the enactment in question was the Official Information Act 1982 or the Privacy Act 2020; and


the purpose of any such disclosure.

Compare: 1986 No 6 s 19(1), (3)

Section 237: inserted, on 1 May 2011, by section 32(3) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 17).

Section 237(4)(a)(ii): amended, on 1 December 2020, by section 217 of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).