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Contents (1998 - 133)
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 No 133
Current version for 15 December 2017 to date (accessed 27 May 2018 at 07:21)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 10
10   Requirements when collecting personal information
If a public sector agency collects personal information from an individual, the agency must take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that, before the information is collected or as soon as practicable after collection, the individual to whom the information relates is made aware of the following:
(a)  the fact that the information is being collected,
(b)  the purposes for which the information is being collected,
(c)  the intended recipients of the information,
(d)  whether the supply of the information by the individual is required by law or is voluntary, and any consequences for the individual if the information (or any part of it) is not provided,
(e)  the existence of any right of access to, and correction of, the information,
(f)  the name and address of the agency that is collecting the information and the agency that is to hold the information.