INTERCEPTION OF COMMUNICATIONS AND SURVEILLANCE ORDINANCE
20 of 2006
Determination of application for executive authorization
(1) Upon considering an application for the issue of an executive authorization made under section 14, the authorizing officer may, subject to subsection (2)¡X
(a) issue the executive authorization sought under the application, with or without variations; or
(b) refuse to issue the executive authorization.
(2) The authorizing officer shall not issue the executive authorization unless he is satisfied that the conditions for its issue under section 3 have been met.
(3) The authorizing officer shall deliver his determination under subsection (1) by¡X
(a) in the case of subsection (1)(a), issuing the executive authorization in writing; or
(b) in the case of subsection (1)(b), giving the reason for the refusal in writing.