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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 21 April 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Investigatory Powers Bill


 

[ninth and tenth Sittings]


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn  405

 

Clause  91,  page  70,  line  8,  after “crime”, insert “where there is reasonable

 

suspicion that a serious criminal offence has been or is likely to be committed”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  406

 

Clause  91,  page  70,  line  9,  leave out paragraph (c)

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  463

 

Clause  91,  page  70,  line  12,  leave out subsection (6)


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 21 April 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Withdrawn  465

 

Clause  91,  page  70,  line  18,  leave out from “include” to end of line 19 and insert—

 

“(a)    

the requirement that other proportionate methods of obtaining the

 

material have been tried without success or have not been tried because

 

they were assessed to be bound to fail, and

 

(b)    

the requirement that a risk assessment has been conducted by the

 

Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s technical advisors with regard to

 

the specific equipment interference proposed, accounting for—

 

(i)    

the risk of collateral interference and intrusion, and

 

(ii)    

the risk to the integrity of communications systems and

 

computer networks, and

 

(iii)    

the risk to public cybersecurity.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  407

 

Clause  91,  page  70,  line  23,  leave out “Secretary of State” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn  408

 

Clause  91,  page  70,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(10)    

Targeted equipment interference is only lawful if authorised under this Act.”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  464

 

Clause  91,  page  70,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(10)    

A warrant may only authorise targeted equipment interference or targeted

 

examination as far as the conduct authorised relates—

 

(a)    

to the offence as specified under subsection (5)(b), or

 

(b)    

to some other indictable offence which is connected with or similar to the

 

offence as specified under subsection (5)(b)”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 92 Agreed to.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 21 April 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  410

 

Clause  93,  page  71,  line  21,  leave out “Secretary of State” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  411

 

Clause  93,  page  71,  line  23,  leave out “Secretary of State” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  412

 

Clause  93,  page  71,  line  25,  leave out “Secretary of State” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  413

 

Clause  93,  page  71,  line  28,  leave out “Secretary of State” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  414

 

Clause  93,  page  71,  line  31,  leave out paragraph (d) and insert—

 

“(d)    

the Judicial Commissioner has reasonable grounds for believing that the

 

material      sought is likely to be of substantial value to the investigation or

 

operation to which      the warrant relates.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  415

 

Clause  93,  page  71,  line  35,  leave out from “include” to end of line 36 and insert—

 

“(a)    

the requirement that other proportionate methods of obtaining the

 

material have       been tried without success or have not been tried because

 

they were assessed to be       bound to fail, and

 

(b)    

the requirement that a risk assessment has been conducted by the

 

Investigatory       Powers Commissioner’s technical advisors with regard to

 

the specific equipment       interference proposed, accounting for—

 

(i)    

the risk of collateral interference and intrusion, and

 

(ii)    

the risk to the integrity of communications systems and

 

computer networks, and

 

(iii)    

the risk to public cybersecurity.”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 21 April 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not selected  467

 

Page  71,  line  40,  leave out Clause 94

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  257

 

Clause  95,  page  72,  line  33,  leave out “the Scottish Ministers have” and insert “a

 

member of the Scottish Government has”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  417

 

Page  72,  line  18,  leave out Clause 95

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn  419

 

Clause  96,  page  72,  line  36,  leave out “law enforcement chief described in Part 1 or

 

2 of the table in Schedule 6” and insert “Judicial Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  420

 

Clause  96,  page  72,  line  37,  leave out “person who is an appropriate law

 

enforcement officer in relation to the chief” and insert “law enforcement chief described

 

in Part 1 of the table in Schedule 6”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  421

 

Clause  96,  page  72,  line  40,  leave out “law enforcement chief” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 21 April 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  422

 

Clause  96,  page  72,  line  42,  leave out “law enforcement chief” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  423

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  1,  leave out “law enforcement chief” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  424

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  4,  leave out paragraph (d)

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  425

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  7,  leave out “law enforcement chief described in Part 1 of

 

the table in Schedule 6” and insert “Judicial Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  426

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  8,  leave out “person who is an appropriate law

 

enforcement officer in relation to the chief” and insert “law enforcement chief described

 

in Part 1 of the table in Schedule 6”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  427

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  10,  leave out “law enforcement chief” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  428

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  14,  leave out “law enforcement chief” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  429

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  17,  leave out “law enforcement chief” and insert “Judicial

 

Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  430

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  20,  leave out paragraph (d)


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 21 April 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  431

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  23,  leave out subsection (3)

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  432

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  29,  leave out paragraphs (b) and (c)

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  433

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  35,  after “Where”, insert “an application for an equipment

 

interference warrant is made by a law enforcement chief and”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  434

 

Clause  96,  page  73,  line  39,  leave out subsections (6) to (10)

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  435

 

Clause  96,  page  74,  line  13,  leave out “whether what is sought to be achieved by

 

the warrant could reasonably be achieved by other means” and insert—

 

“(a)    

the requirement that other proportionate methods of obtaining the

 

material have      been tried without success or have not been tried because

 

they were assessed to be      bound to fail, and

 

(b)    

the requirement that a risk assessment has been conducted by the

 

Investigatory      Powers Commissioner’s technical advisors with regard to

 

the specific equipment      interference proposed, accounting for—

 

(i)    

the risk of collateral interference and intrusion, and

 

(ii)    

the risk to the integrity of communications systems and

 

computer networks,       and

 

(iii)    

the risk to public cybersecurity.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  436

 

Clause  96,  page  74,  line  16,  leave out subsections (12) and (13)

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not selected  459

 

Page  72,  line  35,  leave out Clause 96


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 21 April 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  437

 

Schedule  6,  page  213,  line  15,  leave out Part 2

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 


 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  258

 

Clause  97,  page  75,  line  4,  leave out from “a” to “under” and insert “decision to

 

issue a warrant”

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  259

 

Clause  97,  page  75,  line  6,  leave out from “a” to “under” and insert “decision to

 

issue a warrant”

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  260

 

Clause  97,  page  75,  line  8,  leave out from “a” to “under” and insert “decision to

 

issue a warrant”

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  261

 

Clause  97,  page  75,  line  10,  leave out from “a” to “under” and insert “decision to

 

issue a warrant”

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  262

 

Clause  97,  page  75,  line  12,  leave out from “a” to “under” and insert “decision to

 

issue a warrant”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  438

 

Page  74,  line  36,  leave out Clause 97

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 



 
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