Amendments proposed to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr Secretary Straw


Page     87,     line     12     [Schedule     3],     leave out '(1) In section 93(3) of the Police Act 1997' and insert—

    '( ) In section 91(9) of the Police Act 1997 (staff for Surveillance Commissioners), after "Chief Commissioner" there shall be inserted "and subject to the approval of the Treasury as to numbers".

    ( ) In section 93(3) of that Act'.


Mr Secretary Straw


*Page     88,     line     43     [Schedule     3],     after '2000' insert 'or under any enactment contained in or made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament which makes provision equivalent to that made by Part II of that Act of 2000'.


Mr Secretary Straw


*Page     89,     line     2     [Schedule     3],     after 'authorisation,' insert—

      '( ) every person who holds or has held any office, rank or position with the same public authority as a person falling within paragraph (a),

      ( ) every person who holds or has held any office, rank or position with any public authority for whose benefit (within the meaning of Part II of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000) activities which are or may be subject to any such review have been or may be carried out,'.


Mr Secretary Straw


Page     89,     line     16     [Schedule     3],     at end insert—

    '(11) In section 108(1) of that Act after "In this Part-" there shall be inserted—

            "'Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis' includes the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis;".'.


Mr Secretary Straw


*Page     89,     line     16     [Schedule     3],     at end insert—

            '(5C) In this section 'public authority' means any public authority within the meaning of section 6 of the Human Rights Act 1998 (acts of public authorities) other than a court or tribunal.'.


Mr Secretary Straw


Page     90,     line     52     [Schedule     4],     column     3,     after '94(4)' insert—

      '(a) the words "in his absence", in each place where they occur; and


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