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Notices of Amendments: 3 October 2013                  

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Defence REform Bill, continued

 
 

‘(1)    

For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), disclosures under paragraph 5(1)(a) to (d)

 

and paragraph 5(1)(h) to (k) must be strictly necessary for the purpose, made in

 

confidence and paragraph 2(1) applies to the recipient of that disclosure.

 

(2)    

Prior to making a disclosure under paragraph 5(1)(a) to (d) or paragraph 5(1)(h)

 

to (k), the individual or business to which the information relates must be notified

 

of the intended disclosure and must have the opportunity to challenge that

 

disclosure.’.

 

Alison Seabeck

 

Mr Kevan Jones

 

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Schedule  5,  page  47,  line  13,  at end add—

 

‘Authority to inspect measures to protect information

 

7    (1)  

A person holding information to which this Schedule applies must permit an

 

industry body, acting on behalf of the owner of that information, within six

 

months of the relevant date and subsequently every three years, on reasonable

 

prior written notice and on reasonable confidentiality and other undertakings,

 

to audit and inspect the person‘s technical and organisational measures for

 

protecting that information in compliance with this Schedule.

 

      (2)  

A person holding information to which this Schedule applies must comply

 

with all reasonable requests or directions by the industry body to enable the

 

industry body to verify that the person is in compliance with their obligations

 

under this Schedule.

 

      (3)  

The industry body must provide a report of its findings on each inspection to

 

the Secretary of State within three months of that inspection. The industry

 

body may publish each report within six months of that inspection and must

 

include with each report any response made by the Secretary of State to that

 

report.’.

 


 
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