New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 2003

New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 2003

Public Act2003 No 108
Date of assent30 October 2003

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended—

    • (a) by omitting from paragraph (a) of the definition of security the word terrorism, ; and

    • (b) by adding to the definition of security the following paragraph:

    • (d) the prevention of any terrorist act and of any activity relating to the carrying out or facilitating of any terrorist act..

    (2) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of terrorism, and substituting the following definition:

    terrorist act has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002..


Legislative history

21 October 2003Divided from Counter-Terrorism Bill (Bill 27-2), third reading