Crimes Legislation Amendment (International Crime Cooperation and Other Measures) Act 2018 (34 of 2018)

Schedule 1   Assistance to international courts and tribunals

Part 3   Covert access to stored communications

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

52   Section 142A

Repeal the section, substitute:

142A Communicating information obtained as a result of an international assistance application

(1) If information is obtained through the execution of a warrant issued as a result of an international assistance application, a person may only communicate the information to the entity to which the application relates on the following conditions:

(a) that the information will only be used for the purposes for which the entity requested the information;

(b) that any document or other thing containing the information will be destroyed when it is no longer required for those purposes;

(c) any other condition determined, in writing, by the Attorney-General.

(2) Subsection (1) has effect despite subsection 139(4A) and section 142.

(3) A determination under paragraph (1)(c) is not a legislative instrument.