Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 (148 of 2018)

Schedule 1   Industry assistance

Part 1   Amendments

Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979

7E   After subsection 186B(1)


(1A) If:

(a) the performance of a function, or the exercise of a power, conferred by Part 15 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 is in connection with:

(i) a stored communications warrant; or

(ii) an authorisation under Division 3, 4 or 4A of Part 4-1; and

(b) an enforcement agency has records that relate to the performance of that function or the exercise of that power;

the Ombudsman may inspect those records in order to determine the extent of compliance with Part 15 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 by the agency and its officers.

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