Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Act 2013

103 Obligation to provide court with access to classified security information

(1)

The Crown must, after proceedings are commenced, provide the court with access to the classified security information that is relevant to those proceedings.

(2)

If a special advocate is appointed before proceedings are commenced, the Crown must provide the court with access to the classified security information that is relevant to the intended proceedings.

(3)

The court must keep confidential and must not disclose any information provided as classified security information, even if it considers that the information does not meet the criteria set out in section 102(2) and (3), unless the head of the surveillance agency that holds the information consents to its release.

(4)

Subsection (3) applies both during and after completion of the proceedings.