(1) The Information Commissioner has the following functions:
(a) the functions conferred on the Information Commissioner by another provision of this Part, or by an instrument made under this Part;
(b) to consult with or advise the Minister, Commission or Data Standards Chair about any matter relevant to the operation of this Part (or the operation of instruments made under this Part).
Note: The Commission may also delegate to the Information Commissioner any of the Commission's functions relating to this Part (see subsection 26(3)).
(2) The functions referred to in subsection (1) may be performed by the Information Commissioner on request or on the Information Commissioner's own initiative.