Public consultation on a proposal for New Zealand to join the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

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Closes 11 Sep 2020

Consultation

If your comments are broad or general, please answer question 7 on this page or email your submission to Budapest@justice.govt.nz. Otherwise you may wish to consider the following questions:

1. Do you have any comments on the assessment of advantages, implications and costs outlined in this consultation paper?
2. Can you provide any further information to support the assessment of advantages, implications and costs?
3. Do you see any risks from joining? Could those risks be mitigated, and if so, how?
4. If New Zealand were to accede, is there anything that you think needs to be taken into account in implementing the requirements of the Budapest Convention in our own legislation?
5. If New Zealand were to accede, do you have any comments on the issue of establishing universal jurisdiction in relation to Convention offences, as required by Article 22(1)(d), and the matter of whether we seek a reservation to this article, as outlined at paragraph 36 of the Consultation paper?
6. Do you have any comments on the policy intent for and/or the detail of the data preservation scheme (such as the conditions for issuing an order), as included at Appendix B of the consultation document?
7. Taking all factors into account, do you agree or disagree that New Zealand should proceed to join the Budapest Convention?
(Required)
8. Do you have any other comments?