The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
(1) This Act is the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 2003.
(2) In this Act, the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act 1969 is called “the principal Act”.
“the principal Act”
This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
(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.”.