Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990

  • This version was replaced on 26 April 2017 to make a correction to section 14(3) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
14C Circumstances of disclosure of cockpit recordings, and certain investigation records supplied to Commission

(1)

A record specified in subsection (2) may only be disclosed—

(a)

by the Commission, or other person with the written consent of the Commission, for the purposes of an investigation by the Commission into an accident or incident to which the record relates; or

(b)

by order of the High Court under section 14E or section 14F; or

(c)

(2)

A record referred to in subsection (1) is—

(a)

a cockpit voice recording from a non-military aircraft or a transcript of a cockpit voice recording from a non-military aircraft; or

(b)

a cockpit video recording from a non-military aircraft or a transcript of a cockpit video recording from a non-military aircraft; or

(c)

a document or record held by the Commission that contains information about an identifiable natural person that was supplied to the Commission in the course of an investigation (not being information included in any statement, submission, recording, transcript, or note referred to in any of paragraphs (a), (b), or (c) of section 14B(2)).

(3)

Nothing in subsection (1) prevents a person who is recorded on a record referred to in paragraph (a) or paragraph (b) of subsection (2), or who supplied information contained in a record referred to in subsection (2)(c), from making a statement to any person about the accident or incident.

Section 14C: inserted, on 10 September 1999, by section 7 of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 113).