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Contents (1998 - 133)
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 No 133
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 19 November 2017 at 17:45)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 17
17   Limits on use of personal information
A public sector agency that holds personal information must not use the information for a purpose other than that for which it was collected unless:
(a)  the individual to whom the information relates has consented to the use of the information for that other purpose, or
(b)  the other purpose for which the information is used is directly related to the purpose for which the information was collected, or
(c)  the use of the information for that other purpose is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of the individual to whom the information relates or of another person.