Contents (2009 - 52)
Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 No 52
(1) The Governor may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, for or with respect to any matter that by this Act is required or permitted to be prescribed or that is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.(2) In particular, the regulations may make provision for or with respect to the following:(a) the manner in which agencies are to make government information publicly available,(b) the manner in which an access application can be made,(c) the adoption and amendment of agency information guides by agencies (including the obligations of agencies to consult with the Information Commissioner in connection with agency information guides and the adoption of model agency information guides developed by the Information Commissioner),(d) information to be given to applicants for government information,(e) the circumstances in which and the extent to which an agency must or may waive, reduce or refund any fee or charge payable under this Act.(3) The Minister is to consult with the Information Commissioner before recommending the making of a regulation under this Act.(4) The Minister is to consult with the Privacy Commissioner before recommending the making of a regulation under this Act that concerns the protection of the privacy of individuals or a privacy-related public interest consideration (being a public interest consideration referred to in clause 3 (a) or (b) of the Table to section 14).