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.

Complaints

171 Complaints that may be made to Inspector-General

(1)

A complaint may be made to the Inspector-General under subsection (2), (3), or (4).

(2)

A New Zealand person (not being a person referred to in subsection (3)) may complain that he or she has, or may have, been adversely affected by any act, omission, practice, policy, or procedure of an intelligence and security agency.

(3)

An employee, or a former employee, of an intelligence and security agency may complain that he or she has, or may have, been adversely affected by any act, omission, practice, policy, or procedure of an intelligence and security agency if—

(a)

all established internal remedies have been exhausted; or

(b)

the Director-General of the relevant intelligence and security agency agrees in writing.

(4)

The Speaker of the House of Representatives on behalf of 1 or more members of Parliament may complain about any act, omission, practice, policy, or procedure of an intelligence and security agency.

Compare: 1996 No 47 s 11(1)(b), (ba), (5)