New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1996

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1996

Public Act1996 No 48
Date of assent1 July 1996

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1996, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act 1969 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) This Act shall come into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

2 Interpretation
  • (1) 

    • (a) This paragraph repealed the definition of the term Commissioner in s 2 of the principal Act.

    • (b) This paragraph repealed the definition of the term New Zealand Intelligence Council in s 2 of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection inserted the definition of the term Officials Committee for Domestic and External Security Coordination in s 2 of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection substituted the definition of the term security in s 2 of the principal Act.

    (4) This subsection substituted the definition of the term state services in s 2 of the principal Act.

    (5) Section 2 of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1977 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing subsection (2).

3 Act to bind the Crown
  • This section inserted s 2A of the principal Act.

4 Functions of New Zealand Security Intelligence Service
  • (1) This subsection amended s 4 of the principal Act.

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) Section 3 of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1977 is hereby consequentially repealed.

    Subsection (2), which amended section 4 of the principal Act, was repealed, as from 1 September 1999, by section 9(c) New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment (No 2) Act 1999 (1999 No 91).

5 Issue of interception warrant
  • This section substituted s 4A(5)(b) of the principal Act.

6 Prevention or detection of serious crime
  • [Repealed]

    Section 6, which inserted section 4C of the principal Act, was repealed, as from 1 September 1999, by section 9(c) New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment (No 2) Act 1999 (1999 No 91).

7 Repeal of provisions relating to Commissioner of Security Appeals
8 Transitional provision in relation to complaints pending before Commissioner of Security Appeals