22 Consultation

(1)

The Board must not issue a standard, an authoritative notice, an amendment, or a revocation unless the Board has taken reasonable steps to consult the persons or representatives of persons who, in the opinion of the Board, would be substantially affected by the issue of the standard, notice, amendment, or revocation.

(2)

The Board must not issue a standard, an authoritative notice, or an amendment that is likely to require the disclosure of personal information unless the Board has consulted the Privacy Commissioner.

(3)

Any failure to comply with subsection (1) or (2) does not affect the validity of the standard, authoritative notice, amendment, or revocation.

(4)

This section does not limit section 16 or 17 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.

Compare: 1993 No 106 s 26