Amendments proposed to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Charles Clarke

86

Clause     42,     page     43,     line     31,     leave out 'subsection (3)' and insert 'subsections (3) and (5A)'.

   

Mr Charles Clarke

87

Clause     42,     page     43,     line     43,     after '(5)' insert 'Subject to subsection (5A),'.

   

Mr Charles Clarke

88

Clause     42,     page     44,     line     8,     at end insert—

    '(5A) The Secretary of State may by order provide in relation to authorisations of such descriptions as may be specified in the order that subsection (3), (4) or (5) is to have effect as if the period at the end of which an authorisation of a description so specified is to cease to have effect were such period shorter than that provided for by that subsection as may be fixed by or determined in accordance with that order.'.


   

Mr Charles Clarke

89

Clause     43,     page     44,     line     22,     leave out 'of subsection (5)' and insert 'mentioned in subsection (2)(c)'.

   

Mr Charles Clarke

90

Clause     43,     page     44,     line     36,     leave out 'designated for the purposes of section 27 or 28'.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

36

Clause     46,     page     47,     line     11,     leave out ', or is likely to do so'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

37

Clause     46,     page     47,     line     13,     leave out ', or is likely to do so'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

38

Clause     46,     page     47,     line     18,     leave out ', or is likely to do so'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

39

Clause     46,     page     47,     line     21,     leave out ', or is likely to do so'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

40

Clause     46,     page     47,     line     25,     leave out from 'excise' to end of line 27.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

41

Clause     46,     page     48,     line     1,     after 'detecting', insert 'serious'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

177

Clause 46,     page     48,     line     2,     leave out 'in the interests of' and insert 'for the purpose of safeguarding'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

43

Clause     46,     page     48,     line     3,     leave out subsection (4) and insert—

    '(4) A notice in this section requiring disclosure of any key—

      (a) must be in writing in the prescribed form and be addressed to the recipient of the key and be signed and dated by a person with appropriate authority as described in Schedule 1;

      (b) detail the specific protected information required; and

      (c) name the person or persons who have the appropriate permission to serve the notice and order the decryption of the specific protected information sought.'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

42

Clause     46,     page     48,     leave out lines 3 to 9.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

173

Clause     46,     page     48,     line     6,     leave out from '(a),' to 'and' in line 7 and insert 'shall take such form and be given in such manner as the Secretary of State shall by regulations prescribe;'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

172

Clause     46,     page     48,     line     9,     at end insert—

      '( ) must identify the person who gave the appropriate permission, and the paragraph of Schedule 1 under which it was given.'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

44

Clause     46,     page     48,     line     13,     leave out 'or otherwise identified by, or in accordance with,'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

176

Clause 46,     page     48,     line     20,     at end add—

    '( ) A notice under this section shall remain in force for no longer than one year.

    ( ) A notice under this section may be renewed for periods not exceeding one year by authorisation by the person with appropriate authority under Schedule 1, and any such renewal shall be notified to the person in writing.'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

23

Schedule     1,     page     78,     line     22,     leave out from 'office' to end of line 24.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

24

Schedule     1,     page     78,     line     28,     leave out from 'warrant' to 'contained'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

25

Schedule     1,     page     78,     line     31,     leave out 'or authorisation'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

26

Schedule     1,     page     78,     line     33,     leave out 'or authorisation'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

27

Schedule     1,     page     78,     leave out lines 45 to 47.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

28

Schedule     1,     page     79,     leave out lines 7 to 18.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

29

Schedule     1,     page     79,     leave out line 23.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

30

Schedule     1,     page     79,     line     24,     leave out 'any resident magistrate' and insert 'a county court judge'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

31

Schedule     1,     page     79,     line     26,     leave out 'or of a justice of the peace'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

32

Schedule     1,     page     80,     leave out lines 1 to 31.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

33

Schedule     1,     page     81,     leave out lines 1 to 36.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

174

Schedule 1,     page     81,     line     43,     after 'relates)', insert 'for one year or'.

   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

175

Schedule 1,     page     81,     line     43,     after 'such', insert 'earlier'.


   

Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Peter Luff

17

Page     49,     line     12,     leave out Clause 49.


   

Mr Charles Clarke

69

Clause     50,     page     50,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '() A requirement to keep anything secret shall not be included in a section 46 notice except where—

      (a) it is included with the consent of the person who for the purposes of Schedule 1 granted the permission for the giving of the notice; or

      (b) the person who gives the notice is himself a person whose permission for the giving of such a notice in relation to the information in question would have constituted appropriate permission under that Schedule.'.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

45

Clause     50,     page     50,     line     14,     leave out from ', or' to end of line 16.

   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

46

Clause     50,     page     50,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(2A) A section 46 notice shall not contain a requirement to keep anything secret for a period exceeding one year.

    (2B) A requirement made under a section 46 notice to keep anything secret may be renewed for periods not exceeding one year by authorisation of the person with appropriate authority under Schedule 1, and any such renewal shall be notified to the person in writing.'.

   

Mr Charles Clarke

70

Clause     50,     page     51,     line     6,     leave out from 'authorised' to 'came' in line 10 and insert—

      '(a) by the terms of the notice;

      (b) by or on behalf of the person who gave the notice; or

      (c) by or on behalf of a person who—

          (i) is in lawful possession of the protected information to which the notice relates; and

          (ii)''.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Miss Ann Widdecombe
Mr Peter Luff

47

Clause     52,     page     52,     leave out lines 35 to 39 and insert—

    '"key" in relation to protected information, means the specific key(s), code, password, algorithm, or other data the use of which (with or without other keys)—

      (a) allows access to the protected information, or

      (b) facilitates the putting of the protected information into an intelligible form.'.


   

Mr Harry Cohen

95

Clause     62,     page     66,     line     16,     after '(1)', insert 'Subject to subsection (3A),'.

   

Mr Harry Cohen

96

Clause     62,     page     66,     line     35,     at end insert—

    '(3A) Where parts of a code of practice or draft code of practice relate to the processing of personal data, the code shall not be issued by the Secretary of State unless those parts of the code have been reviewed by the Data Protection Commissioner.

    (3B) The Data Protection Commissioner may require the Secretary of State to include in any code of practice issued by him a statement concerning the processing of personal data.'.

 
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