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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 25 October 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Digital Economy Bill


 

[Seventh and Eighth Sittings]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

Kevin Brennan

 

Louise Haigh

 

Withdrawn  92

 

Clause  26,  page  26,  line  18,  leave out “, or will expose the owner of the copyright

 

to the risk of loss.”

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Louise Haigh

 

Not called  93

 

Clause  26,  page  26,  line  35,  leave out “, or expose the owner of the rights to the risk

 

of loss.”

 

Clause Agreed to.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 October 2016        

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Clause 27 Agreed to.

 


 

Nigel Adams

 

Withdrawn  63

 

Clause  28,  page  27,  line  31,  leave out subsections (3) to (5)

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Louise Haigh

 

Not called  189

 

Clause  28,  page  27,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

“(6)    

The Secretary of State shall—

 

(a)    

produce a report on the implication of the repeal of section 73 of the

 

Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988, and

 

(b)    

undertake a comprehensive consultation on the future of television

 

content distribution and public service broadcasters.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Withdrawn  98

 

Clause  29,  page  28,  line  25,  leave out “had regard to” and insert “complied with”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  108

 

Clause  30,  page  29,  line  21,  at end insert “, or

 

( )    

the making of grants (by any person) under section 15 of the Social

 

Security Act 1990 in accordance with regulations under that section

 

made by the Scottish Ministers or the Welsh Ministers.”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  100

 

Clause  30,  page  29,  line  33,  leave out “had regard to” and insert “complied with”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 31 Agreed to.


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 October 2016        

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  99

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

In determining whether to make regulations under section 29, 30 or 31 the

 

appropriate national authority must ensure that—

 

(a)    

the sharing of information authorised by the regulations is minimised to

 

what is strictly necessary,

 

(b)    

the conduct authorised by the regulations to achieve the “specified

 

objective” is proportionate to what is sought to be achieved by that

 

conduct,

 

(c)    

a Privacy Impact Assessment compliant with the relevant code of

 

practice of the Information Commissioner’s Office has taken place and

 

been made publicly available,

 

(d)    

the proposed measures have been subject to public consultation for a

 

minimum of 12 weeks, and responses have been given conscientious

 

consideration.

 

(1B)    

As soon as is reasonably practicable after the end of three years beginning with

 

the day on which the regulations come into force, the relevant Minister must

 

review its operation for the purposes of deciding whether these should be

 

amended or repealed.

 

(1C)    

Before carrying out the review the relevant Minister must publish the criteria by

 

reference to which that determination will be made.

 

(1D)    

In carrying out the review the relevant Minister must consult—

 

(a)    

the Information Commissioner, and

 

(b)    

open the review to public consultation for a minimum of 12 weeks, and

 

demonstrate that responses have been given conscientious

 

consideration.”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  109

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

“(ba)    

for the prevention or detection of crime or the prevention of anti-social

 

behaviour,”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  110

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  19,  leave out “(whether or not in the United Kingdom)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  111

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  21,  leave out “and whether or not in the United Kingdom”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  112

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  28,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

In subsection (2)(ba) “anti-social behaviour” has the same meaning as in Part 1

 

of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (see section 2 of that

 

Act).”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 October 2016        

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  96

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

A particular person identified in personal information disclosed under sections

 

29, 30 or 31 is able to request to a specified person under subsection 29(1) that

 

the personal information is modified and corrected if necessary.”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  95

 

Clause  32,  page  30,  line  34,  leave out “(including a body corporate)” and insert “, a

 

group of persons, a private company or a publicly traded company irrespective of their

 

size and revenue, but”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Negatived on division  101

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  19,  leave out “or permitted”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  113

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

“(da)    

for the prevention or detection of crime or the prevention of anti-social

 

behaviour,”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  102

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  25,  leave out “made” and insert “necessary”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  114

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  25,  leave out “(whether or not in the United Kingdom)”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  103

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  27,  leave out “made” and insert “necessary”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  115

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  28,  leave out “and whether or not in the United Kingdom”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  104

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  30,  leave out “made” and insert “necessary”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 25 October 2016        

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  116

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

In subsection (2)(da) “anti-social behaviour” has the same meaning as in Part 1

 

of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (see section 2 of that

 

Act).”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  117

 

Clause  33,  page  31,  line  36,  leave out subsections (3) and (4) insert—

 

“( )    

A person commits an offence if—

 

(a)    

the person discloses personal information in contravention of subsection

 

(1), and

 

(b)    

at the time that the person makes the disclosure, the person knows that

 

the disclosure contravenes that subsection or is reckless as to whether the

 

disclosure does so.”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Clause 34 Agreed to.

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  118

 

Clause  35,  page  32,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The code of practice must be consistent with the code of practice issued under

 

section 52B (data-sharing code) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (as altered or

 

replaced from time to time).”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Not called  105

 

Clause  35,  page  32,  line  31,  leave out “have regard to” and insert “comply with”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Withdrawn  106

 

Clause  35,  page  32,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

“(ea)    

the public for a minimum of 12 weeks, and the relevant Minister, must

 

demonstrate that responses have been given conscientious consideration,

 

and”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Clauses 36 and 37 Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30 am


 

 

Revised 25 October 2016