Privacy Amendment Act 2003

  • repealed
  • Privacy Amendment Act 2003: repealed, on 1 December 2020, pursuant to section 216(1) of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).

Reprint as at 1 December 2020

Privacy Amendment Act 2003

Public Act
 
2003 No 94
Date of assent
 
21 October 2003
 

Privacy Amendment Act 2003: repealed, on 1 December 2020, pursuant to section 216(1) of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this reprint. See the notes at the end of this reprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

(1)

This Act is the Privacy Amendment Act 2003.

(2)

In this Act, the Privacy Act 1993 is called “the principal Act”.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Procedure after investigation

Section 77(2) and (3) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words “Proceedings Commissioner” in each place where they occur, and substituting in each case the words “Director of Human Rights Proceedings”.

4 Damages

Section 88(2) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words “by the Privacy Commissioner”.

5 Protection and privileges of witnesses, etc

(1)

Section 94(1B)(a)(iii) and (b) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words “Proceedings Commissioner” in each place where they occur, and substituting in each case the words “Director of Human Rights Proceedings”.

(2)

Section 94(1B)(b) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words “Complaints Review Tribunal”, and substituting the words “Human Rights Review Tribunal”.

6 Commissioner and staff to maintain secrecy

Section 116(3) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words “Proceedings Commissioner”, and substituting the words “Director of Human Rights Proceedings”.

Reprint notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Privacy Amendment Act 2003 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 About this reprint

This reprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31): section 216(1)