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S.C.D.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 14th July 2005            

42

 

Identity Cards Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  58

 

Clause  15,  page  14,  line  24,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

Nothing in this section authorises the making of regulations the effect of which

 

would be to require a British citizen to carry or produce an ID card before such

 

time as when all British citizens are required by virtue of section 6 to be entered

 

in the Register.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clauses 16 and 17 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  59

 

Clause  18,  page  16,  line  32,  at beginning insert ‘Subject to subsection (2A)’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  60

 

Clause  18,  page  16,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

Subsection (2) does not authorise the imposition of such condition or requirement

 

in relation to or on a British citizen before such time as when all British citizens

 

are required by virtue of section 6 to be entered in the Register.’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Not called  61

 

Clause  18,  page  16,  line  41,  at end insert—

 

‘(2B)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations provide further cases in which such a

 

condition or requirement may be imposed in relation to or on an individual.’.


 
 

S.C.D.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 14th July 2005            

43

 

Identity Cards Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Withdrawn  224

 

Clause  18,  page  17,  line  2,  at end add—

 

‘(5)    

It shall be unlawful for any person imposing any condition or requirement in

 

relation to or on an individual in cases falling within subsection (2) to

 

discriminate against such a person or group of persons on any grounds, including

 

nationality, ethnic or national origins, colour, race, citizenship or immigration

 

status.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Tim Farron

 

Withdrawn  178

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  10,  leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert—

 

‘(2)    

The provision of information is authorised in this section where it is—

 

(a)    

the provision of information to the Director-General of the Security

 

Service, the Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, the Director of the

 

Government Communications Headquarters, the Director-General of the

 

Serious Organised Crime Agency, a chief officer of police; and

 

(b)    

it is—

 

(i)    

in the interests of national security; or

 

(ii)    

for the purposes connected with the prevention or detection of

 

crime.’.

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Tim Farron

 

Not called  179

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  12,  leave out ‘connected with’ and insert ‘necessary for’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Not called  239

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  13,  after ‘Service’s’, insert ‘current’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Not called  215

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  16,  after ‘Service’s’, insert ‘current’.


 
 

S.C.D.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 14th July 2005            

44

 

Identity Cards Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Not called  216

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  19,  after ‘the’, insert ‘current’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Not called  217

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  22,  after ‘Agency’s’, insert ‘current’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Not called  62

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  22,  at end insert ‘for any of the purposes specified in

 

subsection (2A).

 

(2A)    

The purposes specified in this subsection are—

 

(a)    

in the interests of national security;

 

(b)    

for purposes connected with the prevention or detection of crime; or

 

(c)    

for other purposes specified by order made by the Secretary of State.’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Not called  63

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  27,  leave out ‘the prevention or detection of crime’ and

 

insert ‘the detection of serious crime which shall mean any crime giving rise to an offence

 

triable only on indictment’.

 

Mr Alistair Carmichael

 

Tim Farron

 

Not called  180

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  27,  after ‘of’, insert ‘serious’.

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Patrick Mercer

 

Mr Tobias Ellwood

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Not called  64

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  27,  leave out from ‘crime’ to end of line 28.

 

[Adjourned till Tuesday 19th July at 10.30 a.m.


 
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