Application and issue of intelligence warrants

55 Application for issue of intelligence warrant

(1)

An application for the issue of an intelligence warrant must be made in writing by the Director-General of an intelligence and security agency and—

(a)

state the type of intelligence warrant applied for; and

(b)

set out details of the activity proposed to be carried out under the warrant; and

(c)

set out the grounds on which the application is made (including the reasons why the legal requirements for issuing the warrant are believed to be satisfied); and

(d)

contain a statement in which the Director-General making the application confirms that all of the information set out in the application is true and correct.

(2)

An application for a Type 1 intelligence warrant must be made to—

(a)

the authorising Minister; and

(b)

the Chief Commissioner of Intelligence Warrants.

(3)

An application for a Type 2 intelligence warrant must be made to the authorising Minister.