Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003

  • repealed
  • Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(3)(c) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).
11 Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of information

(1)

A person who is or was an employee of the Bureau may not disclose or use any information gained by or conveyed to the person through the person’s connection with the Bureau except in the strict course of the person’s official duties or as authorised by the Minister.

(2)

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or to a fine not exceeding $5,000 who contravenes subsection (1).

Compare: 1969 No 24 s 12A(1), (4)

Section 11(2): amended, on 26 September 2013, by section 9(a) of the Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 57).

Section 11(2): amended, on 26 September 2013, by section 9(b) of the Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 57).

Section 11(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).