Amendments proposed to the Identity Cards Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

178

*Page     19,     line     37,     leave out Clause 22.


   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

179

*Clause     23,     page     20,     line     14,     leave out 'and'.

   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

180

*Clause     23,     page     20,     line     17,      at end insert 'and

      (c) notifying the individual of the fact that the information has been provided.'.


   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

119

Clause     24,     page     21,     line     17,     leave out from 'Commissioner' to end of line 33 and insert 'include general policy matters, but do not include—

      (a) the exercise of powers which under this Act are exercisable by statutory instrument or by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I.1979/1573 (N.I.12)) unless any particular case affected by these powers or rules raises a concern of substantial public interest;

      (b) the imposition of civil penalties, objections to such penalties or appeals against them, unless a particular penalty, objection or appeal raises a concern of substantial public interest;

      (c) the operation of so much of this Act or of any subordinate legislation as imposes or relates to criminal offences in any particular case, unless a particular case raises a concern of substantial public interest;

      (d) the provision of information to the Director-General of the Security Service, the Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service or the Director of the Government Communications Headquarters in any particular case, unless the provision of information in any particular case raises a concern of substantial public interest; or

      (e) the provision to another member of the intelligence services, in accordance with regulations under section 23(5), of information that may be provided to that Director-General, Chief or Director in any particular case, unless the provision of information in any particular case raises a concern of substantial public interest.'.

   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

181

*Clause     24,     page     21,     line     17,     leave out 'do not' and insert 'shall also'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

149

Clause     24,     page     21,     line     18,     leave out paragraphs (a) to (c).

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

120

Clause     24,     page     21,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Commissioner may, where appropriate—

      (a) before undertaking a review which includes the policy towards the provision of information to the Director-General of the Security Service, the Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service or the Director of the Government Communications Headquarters, liaise with the Intelligence Services Commissioner with a view to referring responsibility for that review to that Commissioner, or

      (b) liaise with the Information Commissioner in relation to any processing of personal data.'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

151

Clause     24,     page     21,     line     45,     at end insert 'to a maximum of 10 members of staff'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

121

Clause     24,     page     21,     line     46,     after 'section', insert—

        '"Information Commissioner" means the Commissioner established by the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29);'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

122

Clause     24,     page     21,     line     47,     at end add—

        '"personal data" has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29);'.


   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

182

*Clause     25,     page     22,     line     2,     leave out subsection (1) and insert—

    '(1)   The Commissioner shall lay annually a report before both Houses of Parliament on the carrying out of the Commissioner's functions under this Act.'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

139

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     3,     leave out 'make a report to the Secretary of State' and insert 'lay before each House of Parliament a general report'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

64

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     3,     leave out 'the Secretary of State' and insert 'Parliament'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

140

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     5,     leave out subsections (2) to (5) and insert—

    '(2)   The Commissioner may also, at any time, lay before each House of Parliament such other reports on any matter relating to the carrying out of those functions as the Commissioner thinks fit.'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

65

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     5,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

183

*Clause     25,     page     22,     line     5,     leave out from 'report' to end of line 7 and insert 'on any matter relating to the carrying out of those functions as the Commissioner thinks fit.'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

66

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     8,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

184

*Clause     25,     page     22,     line     8,     leave out subsections (3) to (5).

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

123

Clause     25,     page     22,     leave out lines 12 to 15 and insert 'would cause substantial harm to the public interest'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

67

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     12,     leave out from 'security' to end of line 15.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

62

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     12,     at end insert 'serious'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

63

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     13,     leave out from 'crime' to 'or' in line 14.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

150

Clause     25,     page     22,     line     14,     leave out from 'authority' to end of line 15.


   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

141

Clause     29,     page     25,     line     44,     at and insert—

    '(4A)   It is also a defence for a person charged with an offence under this section to show that the provision of information or the making of the other disclosure in question was in the public interest.'.


   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

38

Clause     33,     page     28,     line     45,     at end insert 'including methods by which payment may be made by instalments'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

39

Clause     33,     page     29,     line     5,     leave out '14' and insert '28'.


   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

40

Clause     35,     page     28,     line     14,     leave out 'or'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown

41

Clause     35,     page     30,     line     15,     at end insert 'or

      (d) increase the penalty.'.


   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

186

*Clause     37,     page     31,     line     24,     at end insert—

       'but no fee shall be imposed for a card issued in consequence of an order by the Secretary of State for compulsory registration.'.

   

Mr Richard Allan
Mr Alistair Carmichael

185

*Page     31,     line     9,     leave out Clause 37.


   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

124

Clause     43,     page     35,     line     40,     at end insert—

        '"consent", in relation to a particular individual, shall mean any freely given specific and informed indication of that individual's wishes by which he signifies his agreement to the use of his ID card or the access to, or provision of, information contained in his entry in the Register;'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

116

Clause     43,     page     36,     line     16,     at end insert—

        '"Information Commissioner" means the Commissioner established by the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29);'.

   

Patrick Mercer
Mr Humfrey Malins
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

114

Clause     43,     page     36,     line     20,     at end insert—

        '"personal data" has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29);'.

 
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