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Intelligence Services Act 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The Secret Intelligence Service

    1. 1. The Secret Intelligence Service.

    2. 2. The Chief of the Intelligence Service.

  3. GCHQ

    1. 3. The Government Communications Headquarters.

    2. 4. The Director of GCHQ.

  4. Authorisation of certain actions

    1. 5. Warrants: general.

    2. 6. Warrants: procedure and duration, etc.

    3. 7. Authorisation of acts outside the British Islands.

  5. The Commissioner, the Tribunal and the investigation of complaints

    1. 8. The Commissioner.

    2. 9. Investigation of complaints.

  6. The Intelligence and Security Committee

    1. 10. The Intelligence and Security Committee.

  7. Supplementary

    1. 11. Interpretation and consequential amendments.

    2. 12. Short title, commencement and extent.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.Any person may complain to the Tribunal if he is...

      2. References and investigations by the Tribunal

        1. 2.If and so far as the complaint alleges that anything...

        2. 3.Subject to paragraph 2 above and paragraph 4 below, the...

        3. 4.If, in the course of the investigation of a complaint...

      3. Functions of the Commissioner in relation to complaints

        1. 5.(1) Where a reference is made to the Commissioner under...

      4. Report of conclusions

        1. 6.(1) Where the Tribunal determine under paragraph 3 above that...

      5. Special references by Tribunal to Commissioner

        1. 7.(1) If in any case investigated by the Tribunal—

      6. Remedies

        1. 8.(1) Where the Tribunal give a complainant notice of such...

      7. Supplementary

        1. 9.The persons who may complain to the Tribunal under this...

        2. 10.(1) No complaint shall be entertained under this Schedule if...

        3. 11.Any reference in this Schedule to a complainant’s property includes—...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. Constitution of the Tribunal

        1. 1.(1) The Tribunal shall consist of not less than three...

      2. President and Vice-President

        1. 2.(1) Her Majesty may by Royal Warrant appoint as President...

      3. Procedure

        1. 3.The functions of the Tribunal in relation to any complaint...

        2. 4.(1) It shall be the duty of every member of...

      4. Salaries and expenses

        1. 5.(1) The Secretary of State shall pay to the members...

      5. Staff

        1. 6.(1) The Secretary of State may, after consultation with the...

      6. Parliamentary disqualification

        1. 7.(1) In Part II of Schedule 1 to the House...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      THE INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

      1. Tenure of office

        1. 1.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, a member...

      2. Procedure

        1. 2.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this Schedule, the...

      3. Access to information

        1. 3.(1) If the Director-General of the Security Service, the Chief...

      4. Sensitive information

        1. 4.The following information is sensitive information for the purposes of...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. The Security Service Act 1989

        1. 1.(1) In section 2 of the Security Service Act 1989...

        2. 2.In section 4(3) of that Act (Security Service Commissioner to...

        3. 3.In paragraph 4(1) of Schedule 1 to that Act (Security...

      2. The Official Secrets Act 1989

        1. 4.In section 4 of the Official Secrets Act 1989 (disclosure...

      3. The Official Secrets Act 1989 (Prescription) Order 1990

        1. 5.At the end of Schedule 3 to the Official Secrets...

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