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Cabinet committee

(NSC) Cabinet National Security Committee

Frequency: 
Meets when required.
Identifier: 
NSC
Terms of reference: 
To have oversight of the national intelligence and security sector, and to consider policy and legislative proposals relating to the sector. To co-ordinate and direct national responses to major crises or circumstances affecting national security (either domestic or international). NSC will have Power to Act where the need for urgent action and/or operational or security considerations require it.
Committee chair: 
Rt Hon Bill English
Other members: 
Hon Paula Bennett
Hon Steven Joyce
Hon Gerry Brownlee
Hon Simon Bridges
Hon Amy Adams
Hon Christopher Finlayson QC
Hon Michael Woodhouse
Hon Nathan Guy
Hon Mark Mitchell

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