Privacy Commissioner re-appointed

  • Margaret Wilson

The Associate Justice Minister, Margaret Wilson has announced the re-appointment of the Privacy Commissioner, Bruce Slane, for a further 2-year term.

Ms Wilson said the government was pleased Mr Slane was available to continue serving in this role.

Bruce Slane is the first Privacy Commissioner appointed under the Privacy Act 1993. He has held office since April 1992.

Mr Slane practised as a barrister and solicitor in Auckland in the firm of Cairns Slane. He is a former President of the New Zealand Law Society (1982-85) and was the first and only Chairman of the New Zealand Broadcasting Tribunal (1977-90).