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Former Judges appointed Commissioners of Intelligence Warrants

05 April 2017

Sir Bruce Robertson and Warwick Gendall have been appointed as Commissioners of Intelligence Warrants.

Sir Bruce has also been appointed Chief Commissioner of Intelligence Warrants.

Sir Bruce has had a distinguished career as a High Court and Court of Appeal judge and has been the Commissioner of Security Warrants since mid-2013.

He has also held a range of other legal, public service, academic, community and sports appointments in New Zealand.

Mr Gendall is a former High Court Judge and currently Chair of the Parole Board and of Drug Free Sport New Zealand.

He has had substantial experience as a senior sports administrator, particularly in football, as well as being active on sports, medical and legal disciplinary committees and other community affairs since the early 1970s.

Prime Minister Bill English says the appointments of Sir Bruce and Mr Gendall were made after consultation with the Leader of the Opposition. Their three-year terms commenced on 1 April 2017.

Last updated on the 16th September 2019