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  • repealed
  • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(2) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).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

(1)

The Inspector-General shall in the exercise of the Inspector-General’s functions under this Act have regard to the functions of the Controller and Auditor-General in relation to an intelligence and security agency and may consult with the Controller and Auditor-General in relation to any matter with a view to avoiding inquiries being conducted into that matter by both the Inspector-General and the Controller and Auditor-General.

(2)

The Inspector-General may—

(a)

consult any of the persons specified in subsection (3) about any matter relating to the functions of the Inspector-General under section 11; and

(b)

despite section 26(1), disclose to any of the persons consulted any information that the Inspector-General considers necessary for the purpose of the consultation.

(3)

The persons are—

(a)

the Controller and Auditor-General:

(b)

an Ombudsman:

(c)

the Privacy Commissioner:

(d)

a Human Rights Commissioner:

(e)

the Independent Police Conduct Authority.

Section 12(2): replaced, on 26 September 2013, by section 8 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 58).

Section 12(3): inserted, on 26 September 2013, by section 8 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 58).