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New Zealand to Probe Role[s] of Spies, Guns in Mosque Attacks
Her Cabinet had previously agreed on holding an inquiry, but had not decided what level of investigation. She said royal [?] commissions are usually reserved for matters of the gravest public importance and that was clearly appropriate in this case. She said the exact terms of the inquiry, including its duration, would be finalized over the next two weeks.
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She said those agencies will include the country's domestic spy agency, the Security Intelligence Service, and its international counterpart, the Government Communications Security Bureau.
If New Zealand has secrets worth stealing, then they're worth protecting.
Other agencies to be looked at include police, customs and immigration.

A royal commission is run independently from the government and is chaired by a high-court judge. It has the power to compel witnesses to testify and organizations to hand over documents. But it remains up to the courts or government to follow through on any recommendations or findings.

m'k.

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by Cat on Mon Mar 25th, 2019 at 06:11:27 PM EST
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