Data and Statistics Bill

Use of data collected by agreement for research

47 Use of data provided by individual or organisation as described in section 22(c)(i)

(1)

This section applies if data is collected from an individual or organisation as described in section 22(c)(i) for research.

(2)

The data must not be used for the purposes of the production of official statistics unless—

(a)

the Minister approves the use of the data for the production of official statistics; or

(b)

the individual from whom or organisation from which the data was collected authorises the use of the data for the production of official statistics.

(3)

Despite subsection (2), if the data is collected from an organisation in subsection (4), it must not be used for the purposes of the production of official statistics unless the organisation authorises the use of the data for the production of official statistics.

(4)

The organisations referred to in subsection (3) are

(a)

an Office of Parliament:

(b)

the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives:

(c)

the Parliamentary Service.