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Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 26 April 2016          

29

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  599

 

Page  140,  line  11,  leave out Clause 183

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  730

 

Clause  184,  page  141,  line  10,  leave out from “period” to end of line and insert “of

 

48 hours after the”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  731

 

Clause  184,  page  141,  line  10,  leave out from “period” to end of line and insert “of

 

24 hours after the”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  732

 

Clause  184,  page  141,  line  12,  leave out “6 months” and insert “1 month”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  600

 

Page  141,  line  2,  leave out Clause 184

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 26 April 2016          

30

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  601

 

Page  141,  line  24,  leave out Clause 185

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not moved  733

 

Clause  186,  page  142,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

may be made only if the Secretary of State considers that it is necessary

 

for the purposes of the warrant”

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  629

 

Clause  186,  page  143,  line  9,  leave out “(urgent cases)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 630.

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  630

 

Clause  186,  page  143,  line  10,  leave out from beginning to “the” in line 15 and

 

insert—

 

“( )    

If it is not reasonably practicable for an instrument making a major modification

 

to be signed by the Secretary of State, the instrument may be signed by a senior

 

official designated by the Secretary of State for that purpose.

 

( )    

In such a case, the instrument making the modification must contain a statement

 

that—

 

(a)    

it is not reasonably practicable for the instrument to be signed by the

 

Secretary of State, and

 

(b)    

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment enables an instrument making a major modification of a warrant under Part 7 to

 

be signed by a senior official in any case where it is not reasonably practicable for the Secretary

 

of State to sign it.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 26 April 2016          

31

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  527

 

Clause  186,  page  143,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(12)    

Any modification which constitutes the adding or varying any matter must be

 

approved by a Judicial Commissioner in accordance with section 179.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment adds the requirement to obtain approval from a Judicial Commissioner for any

 

modification which constitutes the adding or varying (but not removing) any matter for each type

 

of warrant.

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  602

 

Page  142,  line  9,  leave out Clause 186

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to on division.

 


 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  713

 

Clause  187,  page  143,  line  29,  leave out from second “period” to second “the” in

 

line 30 and insert “of 48 hours after”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  714

 

Clause  187,  page  143,  line  29,  leave out from second “period” to second “the” in

 

line 30 and insert “of 24 hours after”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  603

 

Page  143,  line  17,  leave out Clause 187

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 26 April 2016          

32

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  604

 

Page  144,  line  1,  leave out Clause 188

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  605

 

Page  144,  line  19,  leave out Clause 189

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  606

 

Page  145,  line  37,  leave out Clause 190

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  607

 

Page  146,  line  41,  leave out Clause 191

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  717

 

Clause  192,  page  147,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

A direction under subsection (3) may not be made for material relating to “patient

 

information” as defined in section 251(10) of the National Health Service Act

 

2006, or relating to “mental health”, “adult social care”, “child social care”, or

 

“health services” as defined by the Health and Social Care Act 2012.”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 26 April 2016          

33

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  720

 

Clause  192,  page  147,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

A direction under subsection (3) may only be made for material relating to

 

“patient information” as defined in s.251(10) of the National Health Service Act

 

2006, or relating to “mental health”, “adult social care”, “child social care”, or

 

“health services” as defined by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 if the

 

Secretary of State considers that—

 

(a)    

there are exceptional and compelling circumstances that make it

 

necessary to authorise the retention, or (as the case may be) the

 

examination, of such material; and

 

(b)    

that specific arrangements have been made for the handling, retention,

 

use, destruction and protection against unauthorised disclosure of such

 

material.”

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  631

 

Clause  192,  page  147,  line  37,  after “that”, insert “—

 

(a)    

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 632.

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  632

 

Clause  192,  page  147,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

“(b)    

where sections 49 to 51 applied in relation to the bulk personal dataset

 

immediately before the giving of the direction, they continue to apply in

 

relation to it with the modification that the reference in section 50(6)(a)

 

to the provisions of Part 2 is to be read as including a reference to the

 

provisions of this Part.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides that, where the Secretary of State gives a direction under Clause 192(3)

 

with the effect that Part 7 applies to a bulk personal dataset obtained under a warrant issued under

 

Part 2 of the Bill, the direction must ensure that clauses 49 to 51 of that Part continue to apply in

 

relation to the disclosure of the bulk personal dataset (with a modification to ensure that certain

 

disclosures made in connection with the giving of legal advice about Part 7 are excepted

 

disclosures for the purposes of Clause 49).

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  633

 

Clause  192,  page  148,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

“(10A)    

Subsections (7) to (9) apply in relation to the variation of a direction under

 

subsection (3) as they apply in relation to the giving of a direction under that

 

subsection.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides that a direction under Clause 192(3) may be varied by the Secretary of

 

State only with the approval of a Judicial Commissioner.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 26 April 2016          

34

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  608

 

Page  147,  line  12,  leave out Clause 192

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to on division.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  609

 

Page  148,  line  20,  leave out Clause 193

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am

 


 
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