On 17 March the Justice Minister (Andrew Little) tabled a Supplementary Order Paper for the Privacy Bill, which states that the new Privacy Bill will come into force on 1 November 2020.

What Businesses (Agencies) need to do now.

Agencies have a little over six months to prepare for the application of the new legislation. In terms of the more material changes in the Privacy Bill, agencies may now want to start considering:

To what extent they will be subject to the Privacy Bill, What practices and processes will be required, who will your Privacy Officer Be.