Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Rt Hon John Key

Government Communications Security Bureau Amendment Bill

Government Bill


As reported from the committee of the whole House


Bill note


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act

4 Section 3 amended (Purpose)

5 Section 4 amended (Interpretation)

5A New section 5A inserted (Transitional provisions relating to amendments to Act)

6 Sections 7 and 8 replaced

7 Section 9 replaced (Director of Bureau)

8 Section 11 amended (Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of information)

9 Section 12 amended (Annual report)

10 Part 3 heading replaced

11 Section 13 replaced (Purpose of Part)

12 Section 14 replaced (Interceptions not to target domestic communications)

13 Section 15 amended (Interceptions for which warrant or authorisation required)

14 New sections 15A to 15F and cross-heading inserted

15 Section 16 amended (Certain interceptions permitted without interception warrant or computer access authorisation)

16 Section 17 and cross-heading repealed

17 Section 18 repealed (Persons acting under warrant)

18 Section 19 and cross-heading replaced

19 Section 20 amended (Director’s functions in relation to warrants and authorisations not to be delegated)

20 Section 21 replaced (Action taken in accordance with warrant or authorisation justified)

21 Section 22 repealed (Term of warrant or authorisation)

22 Section 23 amended (Destruction of irrelevant records obtained by interception)

23 Section 24 amended (Duty to minimise impact of interception on third parties)

24 Section 25 replaced (Prevention or detection of serious crime)

25 New sections 25A and 25B and cross-heading inserted

25A New Part 3A inserted

25B Schedule inserted

26 Consequential amendments


Schedule 1
New Schedule inserted

Schedule 2
Consequential amendments

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: