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(iii)    

the ceasing to have effect of such an order by virtue

 

of section 123(6A) and (6B), and

 

(b)    

at that time—

 

(i)    

a person is being detained by virtue of a further

 

extension under paragraph 36,

 

(ii)    

the person’s further detention was authorised by

 

virtue of the temporary extension order concerned

 

(before its revocation, expiry or ceasing to have

 

effect) for a period ending more than 14 days after the

 

relevant time (within the meaning given by paragraph

 

36(3B)),

 

(iii)    

that 14 days has expired, and

 

(iv)    

the person’s detention is not otherwise authorised by

 

law.

 

      (8)  

The person with custody of that individual must release the individual

 

immediately.

 

      (9)  

Subject to sub-paragraphs (7) and (8), the fact that—

 

(a)    

a temporary extension order is revoked,

 

(b)    

the period of three months mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) has

 

expired in relation to such an order, or

 

(c)    

such an order ceases to have effect by virtue of section

 

123(6A) and (6B),

 

            

is without prejudice to anything previously done by virtue of the order

 

or to the making of a new order.”

 

(2)    

After section 123(6) of that Act (orders and regulations under the Act) insert—

 

“(6A)    

An order under paragraph 38 of Schedule 8 is to cease to have effect at

 

the end of the period of 20 days beginning with the day on which the

 

Secretary of State makes the order, unless a resolution approving the

 

order is passed by each House of Parliament during that period.

 

(6B)    

For the purposes of subsection (6A) the period of 20 days is to be

 

computed in accordance with section 7(1) of the Statutory Instruments

 

Act 1946.”

 

(3)    

After section 36(4) of the Terrorism Act 2006 (review of terrorism legislation)

 

insert—

 

“(4A)    

The person appointed under subsection (1) must ensure that a review is

 

carried out (whether by that person or another person) into any case

 

where the period specified in a warrant of further detention issued under

 

Part 3 of Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (extension of detention of

 

terrorist suspects) is further extended by virtue of paragraph 36 of that

 

Schedule to a time that is more than 14 days after the relevant time

 

(within the meaning of that paragraph).

 

(4B)    

The person appointed under subsection (1) must ensure that a report on

 

the outcome of the review is sent to the Secretary of State as soon as

 

reasonably practicable after the completion of the review.”’.

 



 
 

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Police photography

 

Caroline Lucas

 

NC10

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 is amended as follows:

 

(2)    

Omit section 76 (Offences relating to information about members of armed forces

 

etc).’.

 


 

Extension of pre-charge detention

 

Paul Goggins

 

Tony Baldry

 

Sir Menzies Campbell

 

Mr Greg Knight

 

Alun Michael

 

Mr Robert Syms

 

NC14

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State may by order extend the permitted period of detention

 

under section 41 and Schedule 8 of the Terrorism Act 2000 to 28 days if the

 

Attorney General has certified that exceptional circumstances apply;

 

(2)    

An order made under subsection (1) shall expire three months after

 

commencement;

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State must arrange for a statement to be made to each House of

 

Parliament as soon as possible once an order under subsection (1) has been made.

 

(4)    

A review of each order made under subsection (1) must be conducted by the

 

Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, or a person appointed by him,

 

and each review must be published as soon as any risk of prejudice to judicial

 

proceedings has ceased to exist.

 

(5)    

Every year, the Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a report listing any

 

orders made under subsection (1) since the commencement of this section, or

 

since the date of the previous report as the case may be, explaining what

 

exceptional circumstances applied in each case; and if—

 

(a)    

six weeks have elapsed from the report being laid, without the report

 

being approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament, or

 

(b)    

either House of Parliament declines to approve the report by resolution

 

    

this section, and any order made under subsection (1), shall cease to have effect.

 

(6)    

When an order under subsection (1) is in force, a High Court judge may extend

 

the period of detention without charge of any person arrested under section 41 of

 

the Terrorism Act 2000 up to 28 days if he is satisfied that—

 

(a)    

the person has been lawfully arrested on reasonable suspicion of having

 

committed a specified terrorist offence;

 

(b)    

it would be exceptionally difficult to decide whether to charge the suspect

 

with a terrorist offence unless the suspect were to be detained without

 

charge for more than 14 days;

 

(c)    

there are reasonable grounds for expecting that it would be possible to

 

decide whether to charge the suspect with a terrorist offence if he were


 
 

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detained without charge for more than 14 days but no more than 28 days;

 

and

 

(d)    

the public interest in the administration of justice would be undermimed

 

if the suspect were to be released without charge.

 

(7)    

An application to the High Court under subsection (6) requires the authorisation

 

of the Director of Public Prosecutions.’.

 


 

Information intended for for future publication: exemption for information derived from

 

reseach

 

Andrew Miller

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c.36) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After section 22(1) (information intended for future publication), insert—

 

“(1A)    

Information obtained in the course of, or derived from, a programme of

 

research or research project is exempt information if—

 

(a)    

the programme or project is continuing with a view to a report of

 

the research (whether or not including a statement of that

 

information) being published by—

 

(i)    

a public authority as defined by section 3 of this Act; or

 

(ii)    

any other person; and

 

(b)    

disclosure of the information before the date of publication

 

would, or would be likely to, prejudice substantially—

 

(i)    

the programme or project;

 

(ii)    

peer review of the programme or project;

 

(iii)    

the interest of any individual participating in the

 

programme or project;

 

(iv)    

the interests of the authority which hold the information

 

or the interests of any party collaborating with the

 

authority in connection with the programme or project;

 

or

 

(v)    

the physical or mental health of an individual.”.’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

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Page  18,  line  32  [Clause  28],  leave out ‘and (3)’ and insert ‘to (3A)’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

17

 

Page  19,  line  15  [Clause  28],  leave out ‘identify’ and insert ‘establish or verify the


 
 

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identity of’.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

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Page  19,  line  16  [Clause  28],  leave out from ‘obtained’ to end of line and insert ‘or

 

recorded with the intention that it be used for the purposes of a biometric recognition

 

system.’

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

19

 

Page  19,  line  22  [Clause  28],  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

In subsection (2) “biometric recognition system” means a system which, by

 

means of equipment operating automatically—

 

(a)    

obtains or records information about a person’s physical or behavioural

 

characteristics or features, and

 

(b)    

compares the information with stored information that has previously

 

been so obtained or recorded, or otherwise processes the information, for

 

the purpose of establishing or verifying the identity of the person, or

 

otherwise determining whether the person is recognised by the system.’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

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Page  78,  line  35  [Clause  98],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The public authority may exercise any power that it has by virtue of regulations

 

under section 11B to charge a fee in connection with making the relevant

 

copyright work available for re-use in accordance with subsection (2).

 

(2B)    

Nothing in this section or section 11B prevents a public authority which is subject

 

to a duty under subsection (2) from exercising any power that it has by or under

 

an enactment other than this Act to charge a fee in connection with making the

 

relevant copyright work available for re-use.

 

(2C)    

Where a public authority intends to charge a fee (whether in accordance with

 

regulations under section 11B or as mentioned in subsection (2B)) in connection

 

with making a relevant copyright work available for re-use by an applicant, the

 

authority must give the applicant a notice in writing (in this section referred to as

 

a “re-use fee notice”) stating that a fee of an amount specified in, or determined

 

in accordance with, the notice is to be charged by the authority in connection with

 

complying with subsection (2).

 

(2D)    

Where a re-use fee notice has been given to the applicant, the public authority is

 

not obliged to comply with subsection (2) while any part of the fee which is

 

required to be paid is unpaid.

 

(2E)    

Where a public authority intends to charge a fee as mentioned in subsection (2B),

 

the re-use fee notice may be combined with any other notice which is to be given

 

under the power which enables the fee to be charged.’.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

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Page  79,  line  20  [Clause  98],  at end insert—


 
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