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Information Commissioner must analyse and report about an instrument proposing to designate a sector

             (1)  When the Information Commissioner is consulted under subsection 56AD(3), the Information Commissioner must:

                     (a)  analyse the likely effect of making the instrument on the privacy or confidentiality of consumers' information; and

                     (b)  report to the Minister about that analysis.

             (2)  The Information Commissioner must publish the report on the Information Commissioner's website, except for any excluded part of the report.

             (3)  In deciding whether or not to exclude a part of the report from publication, the Information Commissioner must:

                     (a)  have regard to the need to prevent the matters in subsection 33(2) of the Privacy Act 1988 ; and

                     (b)  try to achieve an appropriate balance between the need to prevent those matters and the desirability of ensuring that interested persons are sufficiently informed of the Information Commissioner's analysis in the report.

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