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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 27 October 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Digital Economy Bill


 

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Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.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

 

 


 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Withdrawn  107

 

Clause  38,  page  36,  line  12,  leave out from “that” to end of subsection and insert—

 

“(a)    

the authority or civil registration official to whom it is disclosed (the

 

“recipient”) requires the information to enable the recipient to exercise

 

one or more of the recipient’s functions and,

 

(b)    

the data subjects whose information is being disclosed have given valid

 

consent under data protection legislation.”

 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Negatived on division  97

 

Clause  38,  page  36,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

An authority or civil registration official requiring the information must specify

 

the reasons for requiring the information to be disclosed.


 
 

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(2AA)    

Information disclosed under this section shall not be shared with any other public

 

or private body beyond those specified in subsection (1).”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  119

 

Clause  38,  page  37,  line  35,  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).”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 39 Agreed to.

 


 

Louise Haigh

 

Kevin Brennan

 

Withdrawn  190

 

Clause  40,  page  39,  line  21,  leave out “have regard, in particular, to” and insert

 

“must comply with”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  120

 

Clause  41,  page  40,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

“(ba)    

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

 

behaviour,”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  121

 

Clause  41,  page  40,  line  6,  leave out “(whether or not in the United Kingdom)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  122

 

Clause  41,  page  40,  line  8,  leave out “and whether or not in the United Kingdom”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  123

 

Clause  41,  page  40,  line  11,  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).”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  124

 

Clause  42,  page  41,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“(da)    

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

 

behaviour,”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  125

 

Clause  42,  page  41,  line  5,  leave out “(whether or not in the United Kingdom)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  126

 

Clause  42,  page  41,  line  8,  leave out “and whether or not in the United Kingdom”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  127

 

Clause  42,  page  41,  line  12,  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  128

 

Clause  42,  page  41,  line  13,  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 43 Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  129

 

Clause  44,  page  42,  line  7,  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  191

 

Clause  44,  page  42,  line  8,  leave out “have regard to” and insert “comply with”


 
 

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Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Withdrawn  130

 

Clause  45,  page  43,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The relevant Minister may only make regulations under subsection (5)—

 

(a)    

in a case where the regulations include provision relating to Scotland,

 

with the consent of the Scottish Ministers;

 

(b)    

in a case where the regulations include provision relating to Wales, with

 

the consent of the Welsh Ministers;

 

(c)    

in a case where the regulations include provision relating to Northern

 

Ireland, with the consent of the Department of Finance in Northern

 

Ireland.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 46 to 48 Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  131

 

Clause  49,  page  46,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

“(ba)    

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

 

behaviour,”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  132

 

Clause  49,  page  46,  line  44,  leave out “(whether or not in the United Kingdom)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  133

 

Clause  49,  page  46,  line  46,  leave out “and whether or not in the United Kingdom”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  134

 

Clause  49,  page  47,  line  6,  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).”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  135

 

Clause  50,  page  47,  line  44,  at end insert—

 

“(da)    

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

 

behaviour,”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  136

 

Clause  50,  page  48,  line  1,  leave out “(whether or not in the United Kingdom)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  137

 

Clause  50,  page  48,  line  4,  leave out “and whether or not in the United Kingdom”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  138

 

Clause  50,  page  48,  line  11,  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  139

 

Clause  50,  page  48,  line  12,  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 51 Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  140

 

Clause  52,  page  49,  line  7,  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  192

 

Clause  52,  page  49,  line  8,  leave out “have regard to” and insert “comply with”


 
 

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Not called  141

 

Clause  53,  page  50,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The relevant Minister may only make regulations under subsection (5)—

 

(a)    

in a case where the regulations include provision relating to Scotland,

 

with the consent of the Scottish Ministers;

 

(b)    

in a case where the regulations include provision relating to Wales, with

 

the consent of the Welsh Ministers;

 

(c)    

in a case where the regulations include provision relating to Northern

 

Ireland, with the consent of the Department of Finance in Northern

 

Ireland.”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 54 and 55 Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  142

 

Clause  56,  page  52,  line  23,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

For the purposes of the first condition the information may be processed by—

 

(a)    

the public authority,

 

(b)    

a person other than the public authority, or

 

(c)    

both the public authority and a person other than the public authority,

 

    

(subject to the following provisions of this Part).

 

(3B)    

Personal information may be disclosed for the purpose of processing it for

 

disclosure under subsection (1)—

 

(a)    

by a public authority to a person involved in processing the information

 

for that purpose;

 

(b)    

by one such person to another such person.”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  143

 

Clause  56,  page  52,  line  31,  after “person”, insert “, other than the public

 

authority,”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  144

 

Clause  56,  page  52,  line  32,  leave out “this section” and insert “subsection (1)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  145

 

Clause  56,  page  52,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

the public authority, if the public authority is involved in processing the

 

information for disclosure under subsection (1);”


 
 

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Digital Economy Bill, continued

 
 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  146

 

Clause  56,  page  52,  line  37,  leave out “this section” and insert “subsection (1)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  147

 

Clause  56,  page  52,  line  38,  leave out “this section” and insert “subsection (1)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  148

 

Clause  56,  page  52,  line  41,  leave out “this section” and insert “subsection (1)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  149

 

Clause  56,  page  53,  line  1,  leave out subsection (9)

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  150

 

Clause  57,  page  53,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

In its application to a public authority with functions relating to the provision of

 

health services or adult social care, section 56 does not authorise the disclosure of

 

information held by the authority in connection with such functions.”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  151

 

Clause  57,  page  53,  line  28,  leave out “56” and insert “56(1)”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  152

 

Clause  58,  page  53,  line  38,  leave out “56(9)” and insert “56(3B)”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  153

 

Clause  58,  page  54,  line  2,  at end insert “(including section 56(3B))”

 

Matt Hancock

 

Agreed to  154

 

Clause  58,  page  54,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(da)    

which is made for the prevention or detection of crime or the prevention

 

of anti-social behaviour,”


 
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