Data and Statistics Bill

Schedule 2 Amendments to Acts relating to provision of data to Statistician

s 105(1)

Biosecurity Act 1993 (1993 No 95)

After section 100ZC(5), insert:

(6)

Nothing in a readiness or response levy order limits or prevents the provision of information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

After section 142C(2)(h), insert:

(i)

to provide it to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

Citizenship Act 1977 (1977 No 61)

After section 26C, insert:

26D Provision of information to Government Statistician

Nothing in this Act limits or prevent the provision of information recorded under this Act to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

Commodity Levies Act 1990 (1990 No 127)

In section 7, insert as subsection (2):

(2)

Nothing in a levy order limits or prevents the provision of information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49)

After section 236(3), insert:

(3A)

For the purposes of sections 29, 30, and 32 of the Data and Statistics Act 2021,

(a)

the provision of court information (other than permitted information in accordance with section 237) and judicial information to the Government Statistician is expressly prevented; but

(b)

nothing in this Act limits or prevents the provision of Ministry of Justice information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research.

Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38)

In Schedule 24, after clause 5, insert:

6 National student numbers may be provided to Government Statistician

Nothing in this schedule limits or prevents the provision of information (including national student numbers) to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

Electoral Act 1993 (1993 No 87)

After section 112, insert:

112A Provision of electoral information to Government Statistician

(1)

Nothing in this Act limits or prevents the provision of any of the following information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021:

(a)

a list of electors in a particular age group as defined in section 114(9):

(b)

a list of electors of Māori descent:

(c)

a list of electors whose birthdays fall within a period of 12 months:

(d)

a list of electors as at a date specified by the Statistician:

(e)

a list of electors on the dormant roll:

(f)

in relation to each elector on a list described in paragraphs (a) to (e), the elector’s name, date of birth, postal address, residential address, occupation (if any), preferred honorific (if any), and meshblock:

(g)

information about any elector appearing to be entitled to vote in—

(i)

1 or more named electoral districts; or

(ii)

all electoral districts; or

(iii)

1 or more named regions or constituencies of a region; or

(iv)

1 or more named territorial authority districts; or

(v)

1 or more named wards; or

(vi)

1 or more named community board areas; or

(vii)

1 or more named local board areas:

(h)

any other information that the Electoral Commission agrees to provide to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research.

(2)

Despite subsection (1), the Electoral Commission must not provide to the Government Statistician information that is subject to a direction under section 115(1).

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2000 (2000 No 14)

After section 38(5), insert:

(5A)

Nothing in this section limits or prevents the provision of information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

Forests Act 1949 (1949 No 19)

After section 15B(5), insert:

(6)

Nothing in this section limits or prevents the provision of information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012 (2012 No 2)

After section 23A, insert:

23B Provision of information to Government Statistician

Nothing in this Act limits, prevents, or permits a fee to be charged for, the provision of information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 2021 (2021 No 31)

In section 5, definition of law enforcement or regulatory agency, repeal paragraph (c).

After section 269(6), insert:

(7)

Nothing in this section limits or prevents the provision of information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research under the Data and Statistics Act 2021.

Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48)

After section 173(3), insert:

(3A)

For the purposes of sections 29, 30, and 32 of the Data and Statistics Act 2021,

(a)

the provision of court information (other than permitted information in accordance with section 174) and judicial information to the Government Statistician is expressly prevented; but

(b)

nothing in this Act limits or prevents the provision of Ministry of Justice information to the Government Statistician for the production of official statistics or research.