Telecommunications (Interception Capability) Act 2004

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Reprint as at 6 April 2004

Telecommunications (Interception Capability) Act 2004

Public Act2004 No 19
Date of assent5 April 2004
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.



Purpose and principles

Duty to have interception capability

Limits on duty to have interception capability


Duty to assist

Transitional provision

Allocation of costs relating to interception capability

Costs relating to interceptions

Resolution of disputes about costs

Protection from liability

Compliance orders

Appeals against making of compliance order



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