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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 04:51)
Part 4 Division 1 Section 35
35   Veto of proposed appointment of Privacy Commissioner
(1)  A person is not to be appointed as Privacy Commissioner until:
(a)  a proposal that the person be so appointed has been referred to the Joint Committee under section 31BA of the Ombudsman Act 1974, and
(b)  the period that the Committee has under that section to veto the proposed appointment has ended without the Committee having vetoed the proposed appointment or the Committee notifies the Minister that it has decided not to veto the proposed appointment.
(2)  A person may be proposed for appointment on more than one occasion.
(3)  In this section, appointment includes re-appointment.