Government Information (Information Commissioner) Act 2009 No 53
Current version for 4 July 2014 to date (accessed 1 February 2015 at 22:43)

35   Restriction on disclosure of information by Commissioner

(1)  The Commissioner must not, in the exercise of functions under this Act, disclose any information for which there is (or for which an agency claims there is) an overriding public interest against disclosure, as provided by the GIPA Act, unless the disclosure is authorised under this Division.
(2)  Despite section 91 of the GIPA Act, the Commissioner may disclose information to the Privacy Commissioner in the course of consulting with the Privacy Commissioner under section 94 of the GIPA Act before making a recommendation against a decision of an agency that there is an overriding public interest against disclosure of the information.
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