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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 7 June 2016

 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage)

 

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Investigatory Powers Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in

 

accordance with the Order of the House [6 June 2016].

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

390

 

Page  95,  line  27,  leave out Clause 119

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 7 June 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

391

 

Page  96,  line  36,  leave out Clause 120

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

392

 

Page  97,  line  15,  leave out Clause 121

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

42

 

Clause  121,  page  98,  line  13,  leave out subsection (5)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on new clause 5.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

393

 

Page  98,  line  20,  leave out Clause 122

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 7 June 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

394

 

Page  98,  line  38,  leave out Clause 123

 

Andy Burnham

 

Keir Starmer

 

Lyn Brown

 

Jack Dromey

 

Sarah Champion

 

Sue Hayman

 

275

 

Clause  123,  page  99,  line  10,  leave out from “must” to end of line 11, and insert

 

“subject a person’s decision to issue a warrant under this Chapter to close scrutiny to

 

ensure that the objective in issuing a warrant is sufficiently important to justify any

 

limitation of a Convention right”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

An amendment to clarify the role of judicial commissioners.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

395

 

Page  99,  line  19,  leave out Clause 124

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

396

 

Page  99,  line  24,  leave out Clause 125


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 7 June 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

9

 

Clause  125,  page  99,  line  33,  leave out subsection (4) and insert—

 

“(4)    

The operational purposes specified in the warrant must be ones specified, in a list

 

maintained by the heads of the intelligence services, as purposes which they

 

consider are operational purposes for which intercepted content or secondary data

 

obtained under bulk interception warrants may be selected for examination.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

On behalf of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, to amend the Bill to provide

 

for a designated list of operational purposes, such that only a purpose on that list may be specified

 

in a warrant relating to bulk powers.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

10

 

Clause  125,  page  99,  line  37,  leave out from “issued” to end of line 39 and insert

 

“are specified in the list mentioned in subsection (4).

 

(5A)    

An operational purpose may be specified in the list mentioned in subsection (4)

 

only with the approval of the Secretary of State.

 

(5B)    

The Secretary of State may give such approval only if satisfied that the

 

operational purpose is specified in a greater level of detail than the descriptions

 

contained in section 121 subsections (1)(b) or (2).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

To make clear that the Secretary of State must approve all operational purposes specified on the

 

list.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

11

 

Clause  125,  page  99,  line  39,  at end insert—.

 

“(5C)    

The list of operational purposes mentioned in subsection (4) must be reviewed at

 

least annually by the Prime Minister.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

To ensure that the list of Operational Purposes is reviewed at least annually by the Prime Minister.


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 7 June 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

12

 

Clause  125,  page  99,  line  39,  at end insert—

 

“(5D)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner and Intelligence and Security

 

Committee of Parliament (ISC) will be kept informed of any changes to the list

 

of Operational Purposes in a timely manner.

 

(5E)    

Subject to subsection 201(7), the Investigatory Powers Commissioner must

 

include in his Annual Report a summary of those Operational Purposes which,

 

during the period of his report, have been specified in any warrants issued under

 

Parts 6 and 7.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

To ensure that the ISC and Commissioners are kept informed of changes to the list of Operational

 

Purposes. To ensure that a summary of the Operational Purposes are published each year.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

397

 

Page  100,  line  2,  leave out Clause 126

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

398

 

Page  100,  line  10,  leave out Clause 127


 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 7 June 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

22

 

Clause  127,  page  100,  line  12,  leave out “before it would otherwise cease to have

 

effect” and insert “during the renewal period”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See amendment 20.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

23

 

Clause  127,  page  100,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

“The renewal period” means the period of 30 days ending with the day at the end

 

of which the warrant would otherwise cease to have effect.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See amendment 20.

 


 

Stephen McPartland

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

153

 

Page  101,  line  9,  leave out Clause 128

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage): 7 June 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Stephen McPartland

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

154

 

Page  102,  line  25,  leave out Clause 129

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

401

 

Page  103,  line  8,  leave out Clause 130

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

402

 

Page  103,  line  31,  leave out Clause 131

 



 
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