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Reports regarding named person warrants

             (1)  The chief officer of an agency to which a named person warrant has been issued must give to the Minister a written report about the action (if any) that has taken place under the warrant.

             (2)  The chief officer must give a report in relation to the warrant within 3 months after the warrant ceases to be in force.

             (3)  The report must contain the following information in relation to each interception:

                     (a)  the service to or from which the intercepted communication was made (being a service that the person named in the warrant used, or was likely to use);

                     (b)  the reasons it would not have been effective to intercept the communications under a telecommunications service warrant;

                     (c)  information about the use made by the agency of information obtained by each interception;

                     (d)  information about the communication of such information to persons other than officers of the agency;

                     (e)  the number of arrests that have been, or are likely to be, made on the basis of such information;

                      (f)  an assessment of the usefulness of information obtained by each interception.

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