41 Right to amend personal information in particular documents
(1) Subject to this Act, an individual has a right under this Act to amend, if inaccurate, incomplete, out of date or misleading—
(a) documents of an agency to the extent they contain the individual's personal information; and
(b) documents of a Minister to the extent they contain the individual's personal information.
1 See part 2 for how to exercise this right to amend.
2 Exclusions of the right are provided under section 46 (which provides an amendment application may not be made to the information commissioner), part 4 (which provides particular circumstances where an entity may refuse to deal with an application) and section 72 (which provides grounds on which an entity may refuse amendment).
(2) Subsection (1) applies to documents even if they came into existence before the commencement of this Act.