Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019

33 Search of register

(1)

A person may search the register in accordance with this Act or regulations.

(2)

The register may be searched only by reference to the following criteria:

(a)

the name, or any part of the name, of a person:

(b)

the business address of a person:

(c)

the name of a firm:

(d)

the name of an accredited body:

(e)

any other prescribed criteria:

(f)

any combination of the criteria in paragraphs (a) to (e).

(3)

The register may be searched by—

(a)

an individual, or a person with the consent of the individual, for the purpose of searching for information about that individual in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020; or

(b)

a person for a purpose referred to in section 29.

(4)

A person who searches the register for personal information in breach of this section must be treated, for the purposes of Parts 5 and 6 of the Privacy Act 2020, as having breached an information privacy principle under section 69(2)(a)(i) of that Act.

Compare: 2011 No 21 s 46

Section 33(3)(a): amended, on 1 December 2020, by section 217 of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).

Section 33(4): amended, on 1 December 2020, by section 217 of the Privacy Act 2020 (2020 No 31).