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Report Stage Proceedings: 6 June 2016                  

674

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Negatived on division  465

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

There shall be a body corporate known as the Investigatory Powers Commission.

 

( )    

The Investigatory Powers Commission shall have such powers and duties as shall

 

be specified in this Act.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  466

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  12,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner must appoint—

 

(a)    

the Chief Inspector, and

 

(b)    

such number of Inspectors as the Investigatory Powers Commissioner

 

considers necessary for the carrying out of the functions of the

 

Investigatory Powers Commission.

 

(1B)    

In appointing Investigators the Investigatory Powers Commissioner shall—

 

(a)    

appoint an individual only if the Investigatory Powers Commissioner

 

thinks that the individual—

 

(i)    

has experience or knowledge relating to a relevant matter, and

 

(ii)    

is suitable for appointment,

 

(b)    

have regard to the desirability of the Investigators together having

 

experience and knowledge relating to the relevant matters.

 

(1C)    

For the purposes of subsection (2)(a) the relevant matters are those matters in

 

respect of which the Investigatory Powers Commission has functions including,

 

in particular—

 

(a)    

national security;

 

(b)    

the prevention and detection of serious crime;

 

(c)    

the protection of privacy and the integrity of personal data;

 

(d)    

the security and integrity of computer systems and networks;

 

(e)    

the law, in particular, as it relates to the matters in subsections (-)(a) – (b);

 

(f)    

human rights as defined in Section 9(2) of the Equality Act 2006.”


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 6 June 2016                  

675

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Andy Burnham

 

Keir Starmer

 

Lyn Brown

 

Jack Dromey

 

Sarah Champion

 

Sue Hayman

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  295

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  19,  leave out paragraph (a).

 

Andy Burnham

 

Keir Starmer

 

Lyn Brown

 

Jack Dromey

 

Sarah Champion

 

Sue Hayman

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  296

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  20,  leave out paragraph (b)

 

Andy Burnham

 

Keir Starmer

 

Lyn Brown

 

Jack Dromey

 

Sarah Champion

 

Sue Hayman

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  297

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  21,  leave out paragraph (c)

 

Mr Douglas Carswell

 

Not called  7

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

The term of office of a person appointed under subsection (1)(a) as Investigatory

 

Powers Commissioner must not begin before the Intelligence and Security

 

Committee of Parliament has consented to the proposed appointee.”

 

Andy Burnham

 

Keir Starmer

 

Lyn Brown

 

Jack Dromey

 

Sarah Champion

 

Sue Hayman

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  298

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

When appointing any person under subsection (1), the Prime Minister must act

 

on the recommendation of—

 

(a)    

the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, in relation to Judicial

 

Commissioners appointed from England and Wales,


 
 

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

the Lord President of the Court of Session, in relation to Judicial

 

Commissioners appointed from Scotland, and

 

(c)    

the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, in relation to Judicial

 

Commissioners appointed from Northern Ireland.”

 

Ms Harriet Harman

 

Fiona Bruce

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Jeremy Lefroy

 

Amanda Solloway

 

Mark Pritchard

 

Not called  146

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

“(7A)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner shall ensure that all judicial

 

authorisation functions under this Act are carried out by different Commissioners

 

from those who carry out the audit and inspection functions set out in this Part.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Not called  467

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

“(7A)    

The Prime Minister may make an appointment under subsection (1) only

 

following a recommendation by—

 

(a)    

The Judicial Appointments Commission;

 

(b)    

The Judicial Appointments Board of Scotland; or

 

(c)    

The Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  468

 

Clause  194,  page  149,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

“(7A)    

The Chief Inspector is an Inspector and the Chief Inspector and the other

 

Inspector are to be known, collectively, as the Inspectors.”


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 6 June 2016                  

677

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  469

 

Clause  194,  page  150,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

“(c)    

to the Investigatory Powers Commission are to be read as appropriate to

 

refer to the body corporate, the Investigatory Powers Commission, and in

 

so far as it will refer to the conduct of powers, duties and functions, those

 

shall be conducted by either the Judicial Commissioners or the Inspectors

 

as determined by this Act or by the Investigatory Powers Commissioner,

 

consistent with the provisions of this Act.”

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

Agreed to  35

 

Clause  196,  page  151,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

the exercise of functions by virtue of sections 1 to 4 of the Prisons

 

(Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Act 2012,”

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Agreed to  8

 

Clause  196,  page  152,  line  9,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

In keeping matters under review in accordance with this section, the Investigatory

 

Powers Commissioner must, in particular, keep under review the operation of

 

safeguards to protect privacy.”

 


 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

Agreed to  18

 

Clause  197,  page  153,  line  8,  after “Commissioner”, insert “or the Intelligence and


 
 

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Security Committee of Parliament”

 


 

Stephen McPartland

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  189

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  line  21,  leave out “if the Commissioner considers that—”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  472

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  line  21,  leave out from “aware” to end of line 24

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  190

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  leave out line 23

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  191

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  leave out line 24

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  473

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  line  25,  leave out subsections (2) to (5) and insert—

 

“(2)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner may decide not to inform a person of an

 

error in exceptional circumstances.

 

(1)    

Exceptional circumstances under subsection (1) will arise if the public interest in

 

disclosure is outweighed by a significant prejudice to—

 

(a)    

national security, or

 

(b)    

the prevention and detection of serious crime.”

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  192

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  line  25,  leave out subsection (2)


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 6 June 2016                  

679

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Stephen McPartland

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  193

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  line  29,  leave out subsection (3)

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  194

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  line  32,  leave out subsection (4)

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  474

 

Clause  198,  page  153,  line  44,  at end insert—

 

“(5A)    

Provide the person with such details of the submissions made by the public

 

authority on the error and on the matters concerned pursuant to subsection (5) as

 

are necessary to inform a complaint to the Investigatory Powers Tribunal.”

 

Stephen McPartland

 

Mr Steve Baker

 

Not called  195

 

Clause  198,  page  154,  line  6,  leave out from “having” to end of line 9

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Not called  2

 

Clause  198,  page  154,  line  10,  leave out subsection (7)

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  476

 

Clause  198,  page  154,  line  16,  leave out paragraph (b)


 
 

Report Stage Proceedings: 6 June 2016                  

680

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  477

 

Clause  198,  page  154,  line  23,  leave out paragraph (b)

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  479

 

Clause  199,  page  154,  line  28,   leave out “Judicial Commissioner” and insert

 

“Investigatory Powers Commission”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  478

 

Clause  199,  page  154,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

A Judicial Commissioner may refer to the Investigatory Powers Tribunal any

 

matter the Commissioner considers may have involved the unlawful use of

 

investigatory powers.”

 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  480

 

Clause  199,  page  154,  line  35,   leave out “Judicial Commissioner” and insert

 

“Investigatory Powers Commission”


 
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