Intelligence and Security Act 2017

  • This version was replaced on 16 October 2017 to make corrections to Schedule 4 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
11 Protective security services, advice, and assistance

(1)

It is a function of an intelligence and security agency to provide protective security services, advice, and assistance to—

(a)

any public authority (whether in New Zealand or overseas); and

(b)

any person or class of persons (whether in New Zealand or overseas) authorised by the Minister responsible for the intelligence and security agency to receive the services, advice, and assistance.

(2)

An intelligence and security agency may provide protective security services, advice, and assistance to any public authority or person or class of persons under subsection (1) in co-operation with any other such public authority or person or class of persons.

(3)

In this section, protective security services, advice, and assistance means—

(a)

services and advice relating to developing and implementing protective security arrangements, including arrangements for—

(i)

personnel security (for example, security clearance assessments); and

(ii)

information security (for example, information assurance and cybersecurity activities); and

(iii)

physical security (for example, making premises secure and protecting classified information); and

(b)

assisting with the development and implementation of the arrangements in paragraph (a); and

(c)

providing advice about national security risks (for example, national security risks associated with citizenship applications and border security).

Compare: 2003 No 9 s 8B(2)