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  • repealed
  • Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1996: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(2) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).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

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, but subject to section 8 of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Act 1996, the Inspector-General may inquire into any matter that occurred before the commencement of this Act only if—

(a)

the Prime Minister has, by notice in writing to the Inspector-General, authorised the Inspector-General to inquire into the matter; or

(b)

the matter is one that could, before the commencement of this Act, have been inquired into by the Commissioner of Security Appeals if the complainant had made, in relation to that matter, a complaint under section 18 of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act 1969.