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Ministerial Portfolio

National Security and Intelligence

Minister for National Security and Intelligence
Current Minister:
Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

Responsibilities include oversight of the national security and intelligence system and setting the overall policy for that system.


The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet provides the administrative support for this portfolio. The Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media is responsible for the National Computer Emergency Response Team, and cyber security matters within the National Security and Intelligence portfolio. 


Funded through Vote Prime Minister and Cabinet


Intelligence and Security Act 2017

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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