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  • repealed
  • Government Communications Security Bureau Act 2003: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(3)(c) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).
25 When incidentally obtained intelligence may be retained and communicated to other persons

(1)

Despite section 23, the Director may—

(a)

retain incidentally obtained intelligence that comes into the possession of the Bureau for 1 or more of the purposes specified in subsection (2); and

(b)

communicate that intelligence to the persons specified in subsection (3).

(2)

The purposes are—

(a)

preventing or detecting serious crime in New Zealand or any other country:

(b)

preventing or avoiding the loss of human life on the high seas:

(c)

preventing or responding to threats to human life in New Zealand or any other country:

(d)

identifying, preventing, or responding to threats or potential threats to the security or defence of New Zealand or any other country.

(3)

The persons are—

(a)

any employee of the New Zealand Police:

(b)

any member of the New Zealand Defence Force:

(c)

the Director of Security under the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Act 1969:

(d)

any public authority (whether in New Zealand or overseas) that the Director thinks fit to receive the information.

Section 25: replaced, on 26 September 2013, by section 25 of the Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 57).