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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 3 May 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Investigatory Powers Bill


 

[fifteenth and sixteenth Sittings]


 

Clause 212 Agreed to.

 

Schedule 8 Agreed to.

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Withdrawn  844

 

Clause  213,  page  165,  line  26,  leave out subsection (6) and insert—

 

“(6)    

The appropriate contribution shall represent the full amount of the relevant costs,

 

subject to any audit process under subsection (4)”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 214 Agreed to.

 

Clause 215 Agreed to.

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Negatived on division  853

 

Clause  216,  page  166,  line  36,  after “State”, insert “following approval by a

 

Judicial Commissioner”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 May 2016            

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Negatived on division  854

 

Clause  216,  page  166,  line  41,  after “State”, insert “and a Judicial Commissioner”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  864

 

Page  166,  line  35,  leave out Clause 216

 

Clause Agreed to on division.

 


 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Negatived on division  845

 

Clause  217,  page  167,  leave out lines 20 and 21 and insert—

 

“(1)    

The Secretary of State may, following approval by a Judicial Commissioner that

 

the notice is justified, practicable, necessary and proportionate, give a relevant

 

operator a notice (a “technical capability notice”)”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Negatived on division  855

 

Clause  217,  page  167,  line  20,  after “State”, insert “following approval by a

 

Judicial Commissioner”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Withdrawn  846

 

Clause  217,  page  168,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

A notice may not impose upon the relevant operator any obligations relating to

 

the removal of electronic protection applied by or on behalf of that operator to any

 

communications or data unless the relevant operator or a person acting on its

 

behalf retains the technical ability to remove the electronic protection from such

 

communications or data.”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 May 2016            

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  847

 

Clause  217,  page  168,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(e)    

persons generally held to be representing users and privacy interests in

 

order to assess the impact of any such Regulations on users.”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  848

 

Clause  217,  page  168,  line  24,  leave out subsection (8) and insert—

 

“(8)    

A technical capability notice may only be given to persons outside the United

 

Kingdom (and may require things to be done, or not to be done, outside the United

 

Kingdom) where it would not cause the person to act contrary to any laws or

 

restrictions under the law of the country or territory where it is established, for the

 

provision of services.”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  857

 

Clause  217,  page  168,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“(11)    

A person shall not be liable to have a technical capability notice served on him in

 

accordance with regulations under this section by reason only that he provides, or

 

is proposing to provide, to members of the public a telecommunications service

 

the provision of which is or, as the case may be, will be no more than—

 

(a)    

the means by which he provides a service which is not a

 

telecommunications service; or

 

(b)    

necessarily incidental to the provision by him of a service which is not a

 

telecommunications service.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  865

 

Page  167,  line  19,  leave out Clause 217

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 May 2016            

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  849

 

Clause  218,  page  168,  leave out lines 37 and 38, and insert—

 

“(3)    

Before giving a relevant notice, the Secretary of State must provide evidence that

 

the notice is justified, necessary practicable and proportionate, having, among

 

other matters, taken into account—”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  850

 

Clause  218,  page  168,  line  45,  at end insert—

 

“(f)    

the effect on the privacy and human rights of people in the United

 

Kingdom and outside the United Kingdom”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not called  858

 

Clause  218,  page  169,  line  7,  leave out “A technical capability notice may be given

 

to a person outside the United Kingdom” and insert “Where a technical capability notice

 

is to be given to a person outside the United Kingdom, the notice shall be served at that

 

person’s principal office outside the United Kingdom where it is established, for the

 

provision of services. Where it is considered unfeasible or inappropriate in the

 

circumstances”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  866

 

Page  168,  line  31,  leave out Clause 218

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  734

 

Clause  219,  page  170,  line  8,  at end insert “(and in the application of section 218(3)

 

and (4) in relation to varying a relevant notice, references to the notice are to be read as

 

references to the notice as varied).”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 May 2016            

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  867

 

Page  169,  line  38,  leave out Clause 219

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Withdrawn  851

 

Clause  220,  page  170,  line  31,  leave out subsection (6) and insert—

 

“(6)    

The Board must consider the technical requirements and the consequences, for

 

the person who has made the reference and for others likely to be affected, of the

 

notice so far as referred.”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Negatived on division  852

 

Clause  220,  page  171,  leave out lines 1 and 2 and insert—

 

“(9)    

The Secretary of State may, after considering the conclusions of the Board and

 

the Commissioner, and with approval of a Judicial Commissioner—”

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Negatived on division  859

 

Clause  220,  page  171,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“(9A)    

Any variation made under subsection (9) must be approved by a Judicial

 

Commissioner.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Not selected  868

 

Page  170,  line  18,  leave out Clause 220

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 221 Agreed to.

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not selected  871

 

Page  171,  line  33,  leave out Clause 222.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn  869

 

Clause  223,  page  172,  line  41,  leave out sub-paragraph (i) and insert—

 

    “(i)  

is about an entity to which a telecommunications service is provided by that    

 

telecommunications operator and relates to the provision of that service,”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 224 Agreed to.

 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  80

 

Clause  225,  page  176,  line  44,  at end insert “and for the purposes (and only the

 

purposes) of this Act, including the application of paragraphs (a), (b) and (c), a “criminal

 

purpose” includes the purpose of—

 

(i)    

doing or facilitating anything involving an imminent threat of

 

death or serious injury or an imminent and serious threat to

 

national security, or

 

(ii)    

concealing, or impeding the detection or prevention of, the doing

 

or facilitation of any of those things;”.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 3 May 2016            

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Keir Starmer

 

Jo Stevens

 

Christian Matheson

 

Peter Kyle

 

Stephen Kinnock

 

Sue Hayman

 

Not called  81

 

Clause  225,  page  177,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

    

“presumptively subject to legal privilege”, in relation to an item, means

 

that disregarding any question of criminal purpose, the item falls to be

 

treated as subject to legal privilege;”.

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Withdrawn  870

 

Clause  225,  page  177,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

    

““professional legal advisor” means a person who is—

 

(a)    

an advocate,

 

(b)    

a barrister,

 

(c)    

a solicitor.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 226 to 231 Agreed to.

 


 

Schedule 9 Agreed to.

 

Clause 232 Agreed to.

 

Mr John Hayes

 

Agreed to  634

 

Schedule  10,  page  235,  line  33,  leave out paragraph 46

 

Schedule, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 233 Agreed to.

 



 
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