Supplementary Order Paper No 320

No 320

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation Amendment Bill


Proposed amendments

Dr Russel Norman, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 6, new section 8B:

In clause 6, new section 8B(1)(a), delete in accordance with the Government's requirements (lines 30 and 31 on page 7).

In clause 6, new section 8B(1)(a), after and foreign organisations (line 33 on page 7), insert only to the extent necessary to protect New Zealand from threats to its external security.

In clause 6, new section 8B(1)(b), after about (line 34 on page 7), insert external.

In clause 6, new section 8B(1)(c)(ii), replace person or (line 1 on page 8), with New Zealand public.

In clause 6, new section 8B(2), after and assistance to, any (line 6 on page 8), insert New Zealand.

In clause 6, new section 8B(2), delete (whether in New Zealand or overseas) and any other entity authorised by the Minister for the purposes of this subsection (lines 6 to 8 on page 8).


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends clause 6 of the Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation Amendment Bill to tighten section 8B (Intelligence gathering and analysis) to be clear that only New Zealand public agencies can receive intelligence, rather than foreign agencies or private agencies.