Health Identifiers Act 2014
Establishment and maintenance of National Register of Individual Health Identifiers
6. (1) The Minister shall establish and maintain a register, to be known as the National Register of Individual Health Identifiers, containing, in relation to each individual who has been assigned an individual health identifier—
(a) the individual health identifier, and
(b) such of the individual’s other identifying particulars as are known.
(2) No personal data relating to an individual, other than personal data referred to in subsection (1), shall be contained in the National Register of Individual Health Identifiers.
(3) A deceased individual’s relevant information (individual) may continue to be contained in the National Register of Individual Health Identifiers whether or not the individual was assigned his or her identifier under section 5(1)(a) or (b), and the Minister shall, in any such case where the Minister becomes aware of such death, cause a notation, indicating that the individual is deceased and the date of the individual’s death, to be entered in the Register in relation to the individual’s individual health identifier.