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TELECOMMUNICATIONS (INTERCEPTION AND ACCESS) ACT 1979 - SECT 63C

Dealing in information for network protection purposes etc.

             (1)  Subject to subsection (3), a person engaged in network protection duties in relation to a computer network may, in performing those duties, communicate or make use of, or cause to be communicated, lawfully intercepted information that was obtained by intercepting a communication under paragraph 7(2)(aaa).

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), a person engaged in network protection duties in relation to a computer network may communicate, or cause to be communicated, to the following persons lawfully intercepted information that was obtained by intercepting a communication under paragraph 7(2)(aaa):

                     (a)  a responsible person for the network;

                     (b)  another person if the information is reasonably necessary to enable the other person to perform the other person's network protection duties in relation to the network.

             (3)  A person must not communicate or make use of, or cause to be communicated, lawfully intercepted information under subsection (1) or (2) if the information was obtained by converting a communication intercepted under paragraph 7(2)(aaa) into a voice communication in the form of speech (including a communication that involves a recorded or synthetic voice).



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