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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 22:56)
Part 4 Division 2 Section 37
37   Requirement to give information
(1)  The Privacy Commissioner may, in connection with the exercise of the Privacy Commissioner’s functions, require any person or public sector agency:
(a)  to give the Privacy Commissioner a statement of information, or
(b)  to produce to the Privacy Commissioner any document or other thing, or
(c)  to give the Privacy Commissioner a copy of any document.
(2)  The Privacy Commissioner is not to make any such requirement if it appears to the Privacy Commissioner that:
(a)  the person or public sector agency concerned does not consent to compliance with the requirement, and
(b)  the person or public sector agency would not, in court proceedings, be required to comply with a similar requirement on the grounds of public interest, privilege against self-incrimination or legal professional privilege.
(3)  A requirement under this section must be in writing, must specify or describe the information, document or thing required, and must specify the time and manner for complying with the requirement.
(4)  This section does not confer any function on the Privacy Commissioner that may be exercised in relation to the Independent Commission Against Corruption.