Intelligence and Security Act 2017

Security records

217 Powers in relation to security records

(1)

For the purpose of performing his or her functions and duties, the Inspector-General must be given access to all security records—

(a)

that are in the custody or control of an intelligence and security agency; and

(b)

that the Inspector-General considers to be relevant to his or her functions or duties.

(2)

The Inspector-General must ensure that all security records accessed under subsection (1) and held by him or her are kept in safe custody in accordance with the requirements for the safe custody of documents applying to intelligence and security agencies.

(3)

If the Inspector-General is responsible for the production of any security records that have a security classification, the Inspector-General must ensure that the security records are kept in safe custody in accordance with the requirements for the safe custody of documents applying to intelligence and security agencies.

Compare: 1996 No 47 s 20