Law Commission begins joint review of the Search & Surveillance Act 2012

The Minister of Justice has asked the Law Commission and Ministry of Justice to review the operation of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012.  The Act controls how police and certain other government agencies search people or property, as well as the use of surveillance devices for the purpose of investigating crime.

The Law Commission and Ministry of Justice will be calling for public submissions later this year and will report to the Minister by the end of June 2017.

Link: Law Commission media release