211 Acts and practices authorised before relevant date
(1) The privacy principles do not apply to an entity in relation to an act done or practice engaged in by the entity on or after the relevant date if the act or practice is necessary for the performance of a contract entered into before the relevant date.
(2) In this section—
relevant date means—
(a) for an entity other than a local government—1 July 2009; or
(b) for a local government—1 July 2010.
Under section 202, this Act (other than particular provisions mentioned in that section) does not apply to a local government until 1 July 2010.