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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Thursday 19 May 2016

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: 2 to 6, NC1

 

Consideration of Bill (Report Stage)


 

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withdrawn amendments at the end.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 the

 

order in which they relate to the Bill.

 


 

New Clause

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Notification by the Investigatory Powers Commissioner

 

(1)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner is to notify the subject or subjects of

 

investigatory powers relating to the statutory functions identified in section 196,

 

subsections (1), (2) and (3), including—

 

(a)    

the interception or examination of communications,

 

(b)    

the retention, accessing or examination of communications data or

 

secondary data,

 

(c)    

equipment interference,

 

(d)    

access or examination of data retrieved from a bulk personal dataset,

 

(e)    

covert human intelligence sources,

 

(f)    

entry or interference with property.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 May 2016                     

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

(2)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner must only notify subjects of

 

investigatory powers under subsection (1) upon completion of the relevant

 

conduct or the cancellation of the authorisation or warrant.

 

(3)    

The notification under subsection (1) must be sent by writing within thirty days

 

of the completion of the relevant conduct or cancellation of the authorisation or

 

warrant.

 

(4)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner must issue the notification under

 

subsection (1) in writing, including details of—

 

(a)    

the conduct that has taken place, and

 

(b)    

the provisions under which the conduct has taken place, and

 

(c)    

any known errors that took place within the course of the conduct.

 

(5)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner may postpone the notification under

 

subsection (1) beyond the time limit under subsection (3) if the Commissioner

 

assesses that notification may defeat the purposes of an on-going serious crime or

 

national security operation or investigation.

 

(6)    

The Investigatory Powers Commissioner must consult with the person to whom

 

the warrant is addressed in order to fulfil an assessment under subsection (5).”

 

 


 

Sir Edward Leigh

 

1

 

Clause  24,  page  19,  line  8,  at end insert “and where the member is a member of the

 

House of Commons he must also consult the Speaker of the House of Commons”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would require the Secretary of State to consult the Speaker before deciding to

 

issue a warrant that applied to an MP’s communications.

 


 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

4

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  46,  line  40,  leave out Clause 58

 


 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

5

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  47,  line  36,  leave out Clause 59

 


 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

6

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  48,  line  16,  leave out Clause 60

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 19 May 2016                     

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

3

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  78,  page  62,  line  22,  leave out “therefore includes, in particular” and insert

 

“does not include”

 


 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

2

 

Parliamentary Star    

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

 

 

ORDER OF THE HOUSE [15 March 2016]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Investigatory Powers Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 5 May 2016.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading shall be

 

taken in two days in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Consideration and any proceedings in legislative grand

 

committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the second day.

 

6.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on the second day.

 

7.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and up to and including Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

8.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 


 

 

Revised 19 May 2016