Legal Profession Act 2004 No 112
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 24 November 2014 at 05:44)
Chapter 8Section 721

721   Disclosure of information by local regulatory authorities

(1)  A regulatory authority of this jurisdiction may disclose information to another regulatory authority of this jurisdiction about any matter relating to or arising under this Act or a corresponding law.
(2)  A regulatory authority of this jurisdiction may disclose information to an interstate regulatory authority or an NZ regulatory authority about any matter relating to or arising under this Act or a corresponding law.
(2A)  The regulations may authorise a local regulatory authority to disclose information to a person or body prescribed, or of a class prescribed, by the regulations relating to or arising under this Act or a corresponding law, subject to any limitations or restrictions specified in the regulations.
(3)  This section does not limit any other power of disclosure under this Act.
(4)  In this section:

interstate regulatory authority means:

(a)  an authority having powers or functions under a corresponding law, or
(b)  a person or body prescribed, or of a class prescribed, by the regulations.

NZ regulatory authority means:

(a)  an authority having powers or functions under a law of New Zealand with respect to the regulation of the legal profession, or
(b)  a person or body prescribed, or of a class prescribed, by the regulations.

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