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Mr Richard Allan
183Clause 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.'.
66Clause 25, page 22, line 8, leave out subsection (3).
Mr Richard Allan
184Clause 25, page 22, line 8, leave out subsections (3) to (5).
123Clause 25, page 22, leave out lines 12 to 15 and insert 'would cause substantial harm to the public interest'.
67Clause 25, page 22, line 12, leave out from 'security' to end of line 15.
62Clause 25, page 22, line 12, at end insert 'serious'.
63Clause 25, page 22, line 13, leave out from 'crime' to 'or' in line 14.
150Clause 25, page 22, line 14, leave out from 'authority' to end of line 15.
141Clause 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.'.
38Clause 33, page 28, line 45, at end insert 'including methods by which payment may be made by instalments'.
39Clause 33, page 29, line 5, leave out '14' and insert '28'.
40Clause 35, page 28, line 14, leave out 'or'.
41Clause 35, page 30, line 15, at end insert 'or
Mr Richard Allan
186Clause 37, page 31, line 24, at end insert
Mr Richard Allan
185Page 31, line 9, leave out Clause 37.
124Clause 43, page 35, line 40, at end insert
116Clause 43, page 36, line 16, at end insert
114Clause 43, page 36, line 20, at end insert
2Clause 43, page 36, line 32, after first 'crime', insert '(other than in section 1(4A))'.
110Clause 45, page 38, line 9, after 'the', insert 'National Registration and'.
NEW CLAUSESDisclosure from the register: unlawful activities
NC1To move the following Clause
'(1) This section shall have effect in relation to any disclosure from the Register which is authorised by provisions in sections 19 to 23.
(2) It shall be unlawful for any person who obtains information about an individual from the Register to retain copies of that information for the purpose of duplicating the Register or part of the Register.
(3) It shall be unlawful for any person who obtains information about a particular individual from the Register to disclose that information about that individual to another public authority unless an entry relating to that disclosure is recorded in the Register for that individual.
(4) It shall be unlawful for any person who obtains information about a particular individual from the Register to disclose that information about that individual to another person for his (the second person's) purpose where the other person is not authorised to obtain that information directly from the Register.
(5) The term "connected with" shall not be construed as meaning that the connection with a particular event is remote or unlikely, but to the contrary, that the connection with an event is significant or that failure to obtain the information from the Register could prejudice an investigation into that event.
(6) The phrase "in the interests of national security" shall be construed as meaning that failure to obtain the information from the Register would cause prejudice to the objective of safeguarding national security.
(7) Any person who obtains information from the Register shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that any obtaining, use or disclosure of the information is consistent with the requirements of the Human Rights Act 1998 (c. 42).'.
Application of Freedom of Information Act
NC2To move the following Clause
'(1) The following provisions shall have effect in relation to reports and information which have been prepared in relation to this Act.
(2) The Commissioner is a public authority under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36).
(3) In relation to requests for information to the Commissioner under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the exemptions in sections 35 (formulation of Government policy) and 36 (prejudice to effective conduct by public affairs) of that Act cannot be applied.
(4) In relation to requests for information to the Commissioner under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, any exemption which was considered subject to the provisions in section 23 (national security) shall instead be treated as if the exemption were subject to section 24 (national security) of that Act.'.
ORDER OF THE HOUSE [20TH DECEMBER 2004]That the following provisions shall apply to the Identity Cards Bill:
Committal1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.
Proceedings in Standing Committee2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 27th January 2005.
3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it meets.
Consideration and Third Reading4. Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced.
5. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.
Programming Committee6. Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.
Other Proceedings7. Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the Lords) may be programmed.
ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE, AS AMENDED [18th JANUARY 2005]That
(1) during proceedings on the Identity Cards Bill the Standing Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 9.25 a.m. on Tuesday 18th January) meet
(3) the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday 27th January.
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