Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill (HL Bill 161)
Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, have been ordered to be
published as HL Bill 144—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Baroness Williams of Trafford has made the following statement under section
19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal
Conduct) Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.
Criminal conduct authorisations
Notification to Judicial Commissioner
Oversight by the Investigatory Powers Commissioner
General and final provision