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Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 No 133
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 September 2017 at 10:10)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 8
8   Collection of personal information for lawful purposes
(1)  A public sector agency must not collect personal information unless:
(a)  the information is collected for a lawful purpose that is directly related to a function or activity of the agency, and
(b)  the collection of the information is reasonably necessary for that purpose.
(2)  A public sector agency must not collect personal information by any unlawful means.