Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

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
Verifi Identity Services Limited To perform electronic identification checks on the clients of Verifi Identity Services Limited’s customers in accordance with the Identity Verification Code of Practice 2011* (Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009). For a period of five years, commencing on 1 February 2013 until midnight on 31 January 2018.
(a) The names and addresses are accessed only by Verifi Identity Services Limited on its own behalf and 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 NZ Transport Agency 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 a specified purpose, and refresher training of all staff also must also be undertaken at appropriate intervals;
(f) The names and addresses obtained under this authorisation shall not be disclosed to any third party;
(g) Access by Verifi Identity Services Limited staff must be restricted solely to those members of staff for whom authorised access is essential;
(h) Verifi Identity Services Limited must provide an annual report to NZ Transport Agency on Verifi Identity Services Limited’s compliance with the conditions set out in this letter by 1 October each year beginning with 1 October 2013 (this requirement may be incorporated into the company’s usual audit practices);
(i) The NZ Transport Agency may conduct an audit on Verifi Identity Services Limited access to the Motor Vehicle Register at any time;
(j) The authorisation is valid for a period of five years, commencing on 1 February 2013 until midnight on 31 January 2018; and
(k) The terms and conditions, if any, imposed by the NZ Transport Agency for access to Motor Vehicle Register information.
Dated this 25th day of January 2013.
MICHAEL BEEDELL, Manager Adjudications.
*New Zealand Gazette, 1 September 2011, No. 136, page 3886