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Notices of Amendments: 1 June 2016                     

36

 

Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

311

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  27,  page  21,  line  19,   leave out “or describe as many of those persons or

 

organisations or as many of those sets of premises, as it is reasonably practicable to name

 

or describe” and insert “all of those persons or sets of premises”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See amendment 267

 


 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

19

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  29,  page  22,  line  25,  leave out “before the end of the relevant” and insert

 

“during the renewal”

 

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

 

20

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  29,  page  23,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“(4A)    

“The renewal period” means—

 

(a)    

in the case of an urgent warrant which has not been renewed, the relevant

 

period;

 

(b)    

in any other case, the period of 30 days ending with the relevant period.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

On behalf of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, to prohibit the possibility of

 

a warrant being renewed immediately. Clauses 28 and 29 would currently theoretically allow for

 

warrants of 12 months duration rather than the intended six.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 1 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

 

21

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  29,  page  23,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“(8A)    

In this section “urgent warrant” has the same meaning as in section 28.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See amendment 20.

 


 

Stephen McPartland

 

147

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Page  23,  line  19,  leave out Clause 30

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  30,  page  23,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

But a warrant may not be modified as mentioned in subsection (2)(a) if it relates

 

only to a particular person or organisation, or to a single set of premises, as

 

mentioned in section 15(1).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The amendment prevents the modification of a warrant under Chapter 1 of Part 2 that relates only

 

to a particular person or organisation or to a single set of premises.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

55

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  30,  page  23,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

    

“This is subject to section (Further provision about modifications)(8).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on NC8.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

56

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  30,  page  23,  line  30,  leave out “section” and insert “Chapter”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on NC7, NC8 and NC9.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

57

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  30,  page  23,  line  36,  leave out subsections (5) to (14)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on NC7 and NC8.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 1 June 2016                     

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Ms Harriet Harman

 

Fiona Bruce

 

Ms Karen Buck

 

Jeremy Lefroy

 

Amanda Solloway

 

Mark Pritchard

 

142

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  30,  page  24,  line  45,  at end insert—

 

“(10A)    

Section 21 (Approval of warrants by Judicial Commissioners) applies in relation

 

to a decision to make a major modification of a warrant by adding a name or

 

description as mentioned in subsection (2)(a) as it applies in relation to a decision

 

to issue a warrant; and accordingly where section 21 applies a Judicial

 

Commissioner must approve the modification.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment seeks to ensure that major modifications of warrants require judicial approval.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

58

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  30,  page  25,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Sections (Persons who may make modifications), (Further provision about

 

modifications), (Notification of major modifications) and 31 contain further

 

provision about making modifications under this section.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on NC7, NC8 and NC9.

 


 

Stephen McPartland

 

148

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Page  25,  line  22,  leave out Clause 31

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

59

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  24,  leave out “30(7)” and insert “(Persons who may make

 

modifications)(3)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on NC7.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

60

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

This section also applies where—

 

(a)    

section 25 applies in relation to the making of a major modification of a

 

warrant under this Chapter,

 

(b)    

the person makes the modification without the approval of a Judicial

 

Commissioner, and

 

(c)    

the person considered that there was an urgent need to make the

 

modification.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment extends clause 31 to provide for the approval by Judicial Commissioners of

 

certain major modifications made in urgent cases.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 1 June 2016                     

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Theresa May

 

61

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  25,  leave out “a designated senior official” and insert “the

 

appropriate person”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See the explanatory statement for amendment 60.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

62

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

““the appropriate person” is—

 

(a)    

in a case falling within subsection (1), a designated senior

 

official, and

 

(b)    

in a case falling within subsection (2), a Judicial Commissioner,”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See the explanatory statement for amendment 60.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

63

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  32,  leave out “30” and insert “(Persons who may make

 

modifications)”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on NC7.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

64

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  33,  leave out subsection (4)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 67.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

65

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  36,  leave out “designated senior official” and insert

 

“appropriate person”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See the explanatory statement for amendment 60.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

66

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  38,  leave out “senior official’s” and insert “appropriate

 

person’s”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See the explanatory statement for amendment 60.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

67

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

As soon as is reasonably practicable after a designated senior official makes a

 

decision under subsection (5)—

 

(a)    

a Judicial Commissioner must be notified of—

 

(i)    

the decision, and

 

(ii)    

if the senior official has decided to approve the decision to make

 

the modification, the modification in question, and


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 1 June 2016                     

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

the Secretary of State or (in the case of a warrant issued by the Scottish

 

Ministers) a member of the Scottish Government must be notified

 

personally of the matters mentioned in paragraph (a)(i) and (ii).”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides that, where a designated senior official has decided whether to approve

 

a modification, a Judicial Commissioner, and the person who issued the warrant, must be notified

 

of the decision.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

68

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  41,  leave out “designated senior official” and insert

 

“appropriate person”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

See the explanatory statement for amendment 60.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

69

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  31,  page  25,  line  43,  leave out paragraph (a)

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 67.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

70

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  35,  page  29,  line  4,  leave out “on a person outside the United Kingdom”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 71.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

71

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  35,  page  29,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

A copy of the warrant must be served in such a way as to bring the contents of the

 

warrant to the attention of the person who the intercepting authority considers

 

may be able to provide assistance in relation to it.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

The amendment makes it clear that, where a person is required under clause 34 to provide

 

assistance in relation to a warrant, a copy of the warrant must be served in such a way that the

 

person is aware of the contents of the warrant and so can provide that assistance.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

72

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  35,  page  29,  line  6,  leave out “the person” and insert “a person outside the

 

United Kingdom”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 71.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 1 June 2016                     

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Theresa May

 

73

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  35,  page  29,  line  19,  after “person” insert “outside the United Kingdom”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is consequential on amendment 71.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

317

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  44,  page  34,  line  21,  leave out Clause 44

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would delete a Clause which permits the creation of additional interception

 

powers immigration detention facilities.

 


 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

15

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  45,  page  34,  line  42,  leave out “C” and insert “D”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Consequential upon amendment 16.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

16

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  45,  page  35,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

Condition C is that the interception is carried out for the purpose of obtaining

 

information about the communications of an individual who, both the interceptor


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 1 June 2016                     

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

and the person making the request have reasonable grounds for believing, is

 

outside the United Kingdom.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

On behalf of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, to reinstate the current

 

safeguard in RIPA that the person being intercepted must be outside the UK.

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Sir Alan Duncan

 

Mr George Howarth

 

Fiona Mactaggart

 

Angus Robertson

 

Mr Keith Simpson

 

Ms Gisela Stuart

 

17

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  45,  page  35,  line  8,  leave out “C” and insert “D”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Consequential upon amendment 16.

 


 

Joanna Cherry

 

Gavin Newlands

 

Stuart C. McDonald

 

Anne McLaughlin

 

Richard Arkless

 

Angela Crawley

 

Margaret Ferrier

 

318

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  48,  page  37,  line  32,  leave out Clause 48

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment would provide for the use of intercept material as evidence in criminal trials.

 


 

Secretary Theresa May

 

75

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  50,  page  40,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

a disclosure made to the Intelligence and Security Committee of

 

Parliament for the purposes of facilitating the carrying out of any of its

 

functions.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment makes it clear that disclosure may be made to the Intelligence and Security

 

Committee without breaching clause 49.

 

Secretary Theresa May

 

76

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  50,  page  40,  line  35,  after “Part” insert “or under Chapter 1 of Part 1 of

 

RIPA”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment enables a disclosure of information to be made that relates to interception

 

warrants under Chapter 1 of Part 1 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 in general.


 
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