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(1) In section 7 of the Intelligence Services Act 1994 (c 13) (authorisation of acts outside the British Islands), in subsection (3)—
(a) in paragraphs (a) and (b)(i), after “the Intelligence Service” insert, in each case, “or GCHQ”; and
(b) in paragraph (c), after “2(2)(a)” insert “or 4(2)(a)”.
(2) After subsection (8) of that section insert—
“(9) For the purposes of this section the reference in subsection (1) to an act done outside the British Islands includes a reference to any act which—
(a) is done in the British Islands; but
(b) is or is intended to be done in relation to apparatus that is believed to be outside the British Islands, or in relation to anything appearing to originate from such apparatus;
and in this subsection “apparatus” has the same meaning as in the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (c 23).”
(3) In section 11(1A) of that Act (prevention and detection of crime to have the same meaning as in Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000), for the words from “for the purposes of this Act” to the end of the subsection substitute—
“(a) for the purposes of section 3 above, as it applies for the purposes of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of that Act; and
(b) for the other purposes of this Act, as it applies for the purposes of the provisions of that Act not contained in that Chapter.”
Specified date: 14 December 2001: see s 127(2)(h).