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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 17:38)
Part 2 Division 3 Section 27A
27A   Exemptions relating to information exchanges between public sector agencies
A public sector agency is not required to comply with the information protection principles with respect to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information if:
(a)  the agency is providing the information to another public sector agency or the agency is being provided with the information by another public sector agency, and
(b)  the collection, use or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary:
(i)  to allow any of the agencies concerned to deal with, or respond to, correspondence from a Minister or member of Parliament, or
(ii)  to enable inquiries to be referred between the agencies concerned, or
(iii)  to enable the auditing of the accounts or performance of a public sector agency or group of public sector agencies (or a program administered by an agency or group of agencies).