Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Act 2023

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Digital Identity Services Trust Framework Act 2023

Public Act
2023 No 13
Date of assent
5 April 2023
see section 2


4Overview of Act
6Transitional, savings, and related provisions
7Act binds the Crown
8Trust framework
9Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi
10Meaning of digital identity service
11Trust framework participants
12Requirements for TF providers dealing with personal or organisational information when providing accredited digital identity services
13Accreditation marks
14TF providers may provide both accredited services and services not accredited
15Digital identity services outside trust framework
16Relationship with Electronic Identity Verification Act 2012 and Identity Information Confirmation Act 2012
17Application of Privacy Act 2020
18TF rules
19Who TF rules apply to
20Content of TF rules
21Consultation required before recommending TF rules
22TF board to report to Minister on consultation
23Application for accreditation
24Contents of application
25Specified information
26Decision by TF authority
27Notice of decision
28Regulations for accredited providers and services
29Reconsideration of application
30Duration of accreditation
31Renewal of accreditation
32Provisional accreditation
33Obligation to tell TF authority of changes to key information or specified information
34Register of TF providers and accredited services
35Purposes of register
36Form of register
37Information to be contained in register
38Amendments to register
39Certification of third party assessors
40Accountability and immunity
41Record-keeping and reporting by third party assessors
42Record-keeping and reporting by TF providers
43TF board established
44Responsible department
45Functions of TF board
46General powers of TF board
47Appointment of TF board members
48Voting rights
49Removal of TF board members
50Remuneration of TF board members
51Māori Advisory Group established
52Appointment of members of Māori Advisory Group
53Role of Māori Advisory Group
54Further provisions relating to Māori Advisory Group
55Removal of Māori Advisory Group members
56Appointment and remuneration of committees of advisers
57Removal of committee members
58TF authority established
59Responsible department
60Functions of TF authority
61General powers of TF authority
62Power to require information or documents
63Extension of time to provide information
64Appointment of TF authority members
65Removal of TF authority members
66Remuneration of TF authority members
67Purpose of Part
69Who may make complaint
70How to make complaint
71How complaints must be dealt with
72Referral of complaints to office holders
73TF authority may decide not to consider complaint further
74Procedure for preliminary assessment of complaints
75Notice of preliminary assessment
76Dispute resolution scheme
77Ministerial approval of dispute resolution scheme
78Investigation of breach
79Commencing investigation
80Conducting investigation
81TF authority may regulate own procedure
82Finding by TF authority
83Remedies following finding of breach
84Public warnings
85Additional record-keeping or reporting requirements
86Issuing compliance order
87Form of compliance order
88TF provider response to compliance order
89TF provider must tell TF authority when compliance order complied with
90TF provider may elect to forfeit accreditation
91TF authority may vary or cancel compliance order
92Suspension of accreditation
93Cancellation of accreditation
94Suspension or cancellation if breach on 3 or more occasions
95Suspension or cancellation of accreditation
96Offence to knowingly or recklessly misrepresent provider to be TF provider or service to be accredited service
97Offence to misuse accreditation mark
98Offence to knowingly or recklessly give false information to TF authority in application for accreditation
99Offence to fail to give key information or specified information in application for accreditation
100Offence to fail to tell TF authority of change to key information or specified information
101Offence to obstruct TF authority
103Immunity for members and staff of TF board and TF authority, members of Māori Advisory Group, and members of advisory committees who are not public service employees
104Immunity for TF providers for actions of users
105Review of TF board’s operation
106Review of complaints process and dispute resolution scheme
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: