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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 64

Dealing in connection with Organisation's or Inspector-General's functions

             (1)  A person may, in connection with the performance by the Organisation of its functions or the performance by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security of his or her functions, or otherwise for purposes of security, communicate to another person, make use of, or make a record of the following:

                     (a)  lawfully intercepted information other than foreign intelligence information or ASIO computer access intercept information;

                     (b)  interception warrant information.

             (2)  A person, being the Director-General of Security or an ASIO employee, ASIO affiliate or IGIS official, may:

                     (a)  in connection with the performance by the Organisation of its functions; or

                     (b)  in connection with the performance by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security of his or her functions;

communicate to another such person, make use of, or make a record of, foreign intelligence information.

             (3)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to information:

                     (a)  obtained by a person referred to in paragraph 55(3)(c) or (d) by intercepting a communication when exercising authority under a warrant issued to an agency; or

                     (b)  communicated, in accordance with section 66, to a person referred to in paragraph 55(3)(c); or

                     (c)  that is interception warrant information in relation to a warrant issued to an agency;

unless the information has been communicated to the Director-General of Security under section 68.

             (4)  However, a person referred to in paragraph 55(3)(c) or (d) may communicate to another person, make use of, or make a record of information referred to in paragraph (3)(a), (b) or (c) of this section, that has not been communicated to the Director-General of Security under section 68, for a purpose or purposes connected with the investigation to which the warrant, under which the information was obtained, relates, and for no other purpose.



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