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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 17:49)
Part 7
Part 7 Information and Privacy Advisory Committee
60   Establishment of Information and Privacy Advisory Committee
(1)  There is established by this Act an Information and Privacy Advisory Committee.
(2)  The Committee is to consist of the Information Commissioner, the Privacy Commissioner, and the following part-time members appointed by the Governor:
(a)  2 persons who are senior officers of public sector agencies and who are nominated by the Minister in consultation with such other Ministers as the Minister considers appropriate,
(b)  2 persons (not being officers of public sector agencies) who are nominated by the Minister and who, in the opinion of the Minister, have special knowledge of or interest in matters affecting access to government information,
(c)  2 persons (not being officers of public sector agencies) who are nominated by the Minister and who, in the opinion of the Minister, have special knowledge of or interest in matters affecting the privacy of persons.
(3)  The Information Commissioner is to be the Chairperson of the Committee and is to preside at meetings of the Committee.
(4)  Schedule 2 contains provisions relating to the members and procedure of the Committee.
61   Functions of Information and Privacy Advisory Committee
The Information and Privacy Advisory Committee has the following functions:
(a)  to advise on matters relevant to the functions of the Information Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner,
(b)  to advise the Minister on such matters as may be referred to it by the Minister.