Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003

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3 Purpose
  • The purpose of this Act is to—

    • (a) continue the Government Communications Security Bureau and establish it as a department of State:

    • (b) specify the objective and functions of the Bureau:

    • (c) specify the circumstances in which the Bureau requires an interception warrant or a computer access authorisation to intercept foreign communications:

    • (d) specify the conditions that are necessary for the issue of an interception warrant or a computer access authorisation and the matters that may be authorised by a warrant or an authorisation:

    • (e) specify the circumstances in which the Bureau may use interception devices to intercept foreign communications without a warrant or an authorisation.