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.

Part 4 Authorisations

46 Purpose of Part

The purpose of this Part is to establish an authorisation regime for the intelligence and security agencies that—

(a)

authorises as lawful the carrying out of an activity by an intelligence and security agency that would otherwise be unlawful, if certain criteria are satisfied; and

(b)

confers on an intelligence and security agency specified powers for the purpose of giving effect to an authorisation.