Protection of Freedoms Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN GRAND COMMITTEE
[Supplementary to the Second Marshalled List]

Clause 100

LORD LUCAS

 

Page 85, leave out lines 31 and 32

 

Page 85, leave out lines 36 to 39

After Clause 100

LORD LUCAS

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Release of datasets for re-use without charge

After section 11 (means by which communication to be made) insert—

“11A Release of datasets for re-use without charge

(1) This section applies where—

(a) a person makes a request to a public authority in respect of information which is not a dataset or part of a dataset,

(b) the information so requested is a relevant copyright work,

(c) the public authority is the only owner of the relevant copyright work, and

(d) the public authority is communicating that work to the applicant in accordance with this Act.

(2) When communicating the relevant copyright work to the applicant, the public authority must make the relevant copyright work available for re-use by the applicant in accordance with the terms of the specified licence and without charge.

(3) In this section the terms “dataset”, “copyright work” and “the specified licence” have the same meaning as in section 11.””

After Clause 101

LORD LUCAS

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Means by which communication to be made

In section 11 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (means by which communication to be made), after subsection (1)(c) insert—

“(d) the provision to the applicant of a copy of an existing record containing the information,”.”

Prepared 16th December 2011