Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996

  • repealed
  • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(2) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).
10 Staff


Subject to the provisions of this section, the Inspector-General may appoint such employees, including part-time or temporary employees, as may be necessary for the efficient carrying out of the Inspector-General’s functions, powers, and duties under this Act.


Employees appointed under subsection (1) shall be employed on such terms and conditions of employment and shall be paid such salaries and allowances as the Inspector-General may from time to time determine in consultation with the Chief Executive of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.


No person employed by the Inspector-General shall have access to any information in the possession of an intelligence and security agency except in accordance with the rules, applying from time to time within the intelligence and security agency concerned, governing access to such information.


Only a person who has an appropriate security clearance may be appointed as an employee of the Inspector-General.