Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003

  • repealed
  • Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(3)(c) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).

Reprint as at 28 September 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003

Public Act
 
2003 No 9
Date of assent
 
1 April 2003
Commencement
 
see section 2

Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(3)(c) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Government Communications Security Bureau.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Interpretation
5Act binds the Crown
5ATransitional provisions relating to amendments to Act
6Bureau continued and established as department
7Objective of Bureau
8Functions of Bureau
8AInformation assurance and cybersecurity
8BIntelligence gathering and analysis
8CCo-operation with other entities to facilitate their functions
8DPrinciples underpinning performance of Bureau’s functions
8EDirector has full powers for purpose of performing Bureau’s functions
9Appointment of Director
9AAppointment process
9BRemuneration and conditions of appointment of Director
9CRemoval from office
9DReview of performance of Director
10Acting Director
11Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of information
12Annual report
13Purpose of Part
14Interceptions not to target New Zealand citizens or permanent residents for intelligence-gathering purposes
15Interceptions for which warrant or authorisation required
15AAuthorisation to intercept communications or access information infrastructures
15BInvolvement of Commissioner of Security Warrants
15CPrivileged communications
15DInformation that interception warrant or access authorisation must contain
15EWarrant or authorisation may authorise persons to assist person giving effect to warrant or authorisation
15FExpiry of warrant or authorisation not to prevent further application
16Certain interceptions permitted without interception warrant or access authorisation
[Repealed]
17Issue of interception warrant [Repealed]
18Persons acting under warrant [Repealed]
19Register of interception warrants and access authorisations
19AUrgent issue of warrants and authorisations
20Director’s functions in relation to warrants and authorisations not to be delegated
21Immunity from civil and criminal liability
22Term of warrant or authorisation [Repealed]
23Destruction of irrelevant records obtained by interception
24Duty to minimise impact of interception on third parties
25When incidentally obtained intelligence may be retained and communicated to other persons
25AFormulation of policy on personal information
25BPrinciples to protect personal information
25CTransitional provisions relating to amendments to Act
26Amendment to Crimes Act 1961
27Amendment to Higher Salaries Commission Act 1977
28Amendment to Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996
29Amendment to New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act 1969
30Amendment to Official Information Act 1982
31Amendment to Public Finance Act 1989
32Amendment to Radiocommunications Act 1989
33Amendments to State Sector Act 1988
34Certain provisions of State Sector Act 1988 not to apply
35Revocation
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