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  • repealed
  • Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(3)(c) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).
15 Interceptions for which warrant or authorisation required

(1)

Unless authorised by an interception warrant to do so, neither the Director, nor an employee of the Bureau, nor a person acting on behalf of the Bureau may—

(a)

physically connect an interception device to any part of an information infrastructure; or

(b)

install an interception device in a place for the purpose of intercepting communications that occur in the place.

(2)

Unless authorised by section 16 or by an access authorisation to do so, neither the Director, nor an employee of the Bureau, nor a person acting on behalf of the Bureau may access an information infrastructure that the person concerned is not otherwise authorised to access.

Section 15(1)(a): amended, on 26 September 2013, by section 14(1) of the Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 57).

Section 15(2): amended, on 26 September 2013, by section 14(2)(a) of the Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 57).

Section 15(2): amended, on 26 September 2013, by section 14(2)(b) of the Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 57).