New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1999

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1999

Public Act1999 No 14
Date of assent31 March 1999

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 1999, and is part of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act 1969 (the principal Act).

    (2) This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

2 Interpretation
  • (1) This subsection inserted the definitions of the terms Copy, Document, Place, and Seize in s 2 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, in their appropriate alphabetical order, the following definitions:

    (2) This subsection substituted the definition of the term interception warrant in s 2 of the principal Act.

3 Issue of interception warrant
  • (1) This subsection amended s 4A(1) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection substituted s 4A(1)(d)(i) of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection amended s 4A(2)(a) of the principal Act.

    (4) This subsection substituted s 4A(2)(b) and inserted s 4A(2)(ba) of the principal Act

    (5) This subsection substituted s 4A(2)(d) of the principal Act.

    (6) This subsection inserted s 4A(3A) to (3E) of the principal Act.

    (7) This subsection amended s 4A(6) of the principal Act.

    (8) This subsection inserted s 4A(10) of the principal Act.

4 Removal of device or equipment after warrant ceases to be in force
  • This section inserted s 4AB of the principal Act.

5 Duty to minimise impact of interception warrants on third parties
  • This section inserted s 4BA of the principal Act.

6 Operation of section 4A of principal Act before commencement of this Act
  • (1) It is declared that section 4A of the principal Act (as in force immediately before the commencement of this Act) conferred at all times on persons authorised under subsection (2)(c) of that section, and on persons requested under subsection (3)(b) of that section, the powers set out in subsections (3B) to (3E) of that section (as enacted by this Act).

    (2) If any issue concerning a power or a purported power under the principal Act needs to be determined in proceedings commenced before 16 December 1998, it must be determined as if subsection (1) had not been enacted.