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Authorised Access to Certain Names and Addresses Held on the Motor Vehicle Register

Pursuant to section 241 of the Land Transport Act 1998 ("the Act"), I authorise the following person, for the purpose and the term, and on the conditions stated below, to have access to the names and addresses of persons:
- who are currently registered in respect of a motor vehicle(s); and
- who have not instructed the Registrar of Motor Vehicles to withhold their details.
Person Purpose Term
Waterstone Recovery Limited To check name and address details in respect of a motor vehicle to be recovered during an asset repossession, while acting as a repossession agent
or debt collector on behalf of a person who has a security interest in the vehicle. From the date Waterstone Recovery Limited receives the final decision on its application to 31 October 2016 inclusive.
(a) The names and addresses are accessed only by Waterstone Recovery Limited solely for its own use;
(b) The names and addresses are accessed only for the specified purpose;
(c) The fees charged for the provision of the names and addresses from the Motor Vehicle Register are duly paid;
(d) Any identified instances of unauthorised access are immediately notified to the Secretary for Transport and the Privacy Commissioner;
(e) Before being permitted to access the Motor Vehicle Register under section 241 of the Act, all staff must receive training that emphasises that such access must only be for the specified purpose, and refresher training of all staff also must be undertaken at appropriate intervals;
(f) Access must be restricted solely to members of staff for whom authorised access is essential to achieving the specified purpose;
(g) The names and addresses obtained under this authorisation shall not be disclosed to any third party unless such disclosure is necessarily incidental to achieving the specified purpose; and
(h) The terms and conditions, if any, imposed by the NZ Transport Agency for access to Motor Vehicle Register information.
Dated this 25th day of October 2011.
MARTIN MATTHEWS, Secretary for Transport.
Note: This notice replaces the "Authorised Access to Certain Names and Addresses Held on the Motor Vehicle Register" notice for Waterstone Recovery Limited published in the New Zealand Gazette, 24 March 2011, No. 35, page 928, which is hereby cancelled.