117B Consultation with Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

Notwithstanding anything in section 116, the Commissioner may from time to time undertake consultation with the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security in relation to any matter relating to the functions of the Commissioner under this Act, including (without limitation) consultation—

(a)

for the purposes of making a determination under section 72B:

(b)

in relation to any matter arising out of or in the course of an investigation under Part 8:

(c)

in relation to any matter that is within the jurisdiction of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, whether or not the matter arises out of a particular complaint made under Part 8,—

and, for the purposes of any such consultation, the Commissioner may disclose to the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security such information as the Commissioner considers necessary for that purpose.

Section 117B: inserted, on 2 July 1996, by section 33 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996 (1996 No 47).

Section 117B: amended, on 28 September 2017, by section 335 of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).