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No More Breaches In GCSB Assistance For NZ Police

Media release
28 February 2013

No More Breaches In GCSB Assistance For NZ Police

A review of cases dating back to the beginning of 2009 where the Government Communications Security Bureau provided assistance to New Zealand law enforcement agencies has found the Bureau was not in breach of its 2003 Act.

In a statement on 3 October 2012, attached, GCSB’s Director, Ian Fletcher, announced that he had referred the cases to the Inspector General of Intelligence and Security, after identifying three instances where there were potential issues.

Mr Fletcher says, “The Inspector General has reviewed all cases put before him and has concluded that we were not in breach of our legislation.

“It has been a very thorough process in which we provided an audit, responded to queries from the Inspector General and made available classified material in a secure environment.”

The Inspector General had already reviewed the Bureau’s involvement in the Kim Dotcom case separately.

“I am also expecting a report from the Associate Director which covers compliance, as well as reviewing our internal systems and processes,” Mr Fletcher said.

GCSB_statement_3_Oct_2012.pdf

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