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“55A  

Data protection: additional offences

 

(1)    

A data controller must not—

 

(a)    

intentionally or recklessly disclose information contained in

 

personal data to another person,

 

(b)    

repeatedly and negligently allow information contained in

 

personal data to be disclosed, or

 

(c)    

intentionally or recklessly fail to comply with duties under

 

section 4(4).

 

(2)    

Subsection (1)(a) does not apply if the data controller can show that the

 

disclosure—

 

(a)    

was necessary for the purpose of preventing or detecting crime,

 

(b)    

was required or authorised by or under any enactment, by any

 

rule of law, or by the order of a court, or

 

(c)    

was justified in the particular circumstances as being in the

 

public interest.

 

(3)    

This section shall apply whether or not the data controller is—

 

(a)    

a relevant authority under section 29, or

 

(b)    

exercising a relevant function under section 31.

 

(4)    

A data controller who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence.”

 

(2)    

In section 63 of the Data Protection Act 1998, leave out subsection (5).’.

 


 

Inspections to assess good practice

 

Mr David Heath

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

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To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In section 51(7) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29), leave out “with the

 

consent of the data controller”.

 

(2)    

After section 51(7), insert—

 

“(7A)    

In assessing any processing of personal data under subsection (7), the

 

Commissioner may, in the case where the data controller is a government

 

department or is a person working for or on behalf of a government

 

department, inspect the practice of the data controller in processing

 

personal data at any time without prior notice having been given.

 

(7B)    

It shall be the duty of a data controller inspected by the Commissioner

 

under subsection (7A) to cooperate fully with the Commissioner and to

 

provide any information on working practices that he reasonably require.


 
 

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(7C)    

Following an inspection under subsection (7A), the Commissioner shall

 

publish a report and provide a copy to the Secretary of State, who shall

 

lay it before both Houses of Parliament forthwith.”’.

 


 

Definition of a brothel used for prostitution

 

Lynne Jones

 

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Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Sexual Offences Act 1956 (c. 69) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After section 33A insert—

 

“33B  

Definition of a brothel used for prostitution

 

(1)    

Premises shall not be regarded as a brothel where—

 

(a)    

no more than two women with or without a maid are working

 

either together or separately on any given day, and

 

(b)    

it is a single enterprise.

 

(2)    

Subsection (1) does not apply in the following situations where there is

 

reasonable suspicion that—

 

(a)    

children are involved;

 

(b)    

trafficking in persons is involved;

 

(c)    

serious and organised crime is involved;

 

(d)    

known drug dealing is taking place.”’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

82

 

Page  2,  line  12  [Clause  1],  leave out ‘and’ and insert—

 

‘(ma)    

an intoxicating substance treatment requirement (see paragraph 23A of

 

that Schedule), and’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

83

 

Page  5,  line  16  [Clause  7],  at end insert—

 

‘“intoxicating substance treatment requirement”, in relation to a youth

 

rehabilitation order, has the meaning given by paragraph 23A of

 

Schedule 1;’.

 



 
 

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Secretary Jack Straw

 

84

 

Page  6,  line  41  [Clause  9],  leave out ‘by children and other’ and insert ‘(or re-

 

offending) by’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

85

 

Page  7,  line  44  [Clause  9],  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

In section 42(1) of that Act (interpretation of Part 3 of Act), after the definition of

 

“local authority” insert—

 

““offending” includes re-offending;”.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Herbert

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

121

 

Page  8,  line  1,  leave out Clause 10.

 

Mr David Heath

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

171

 

Page  8,  line  1  [Clause  10],  at end insert ‘where a non-custodial sentence is more

 

appropriate’.

 

Mr David Heath

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

172

 

Page  8,  line  6  [Clause  10],  at end insert ‘unless a non-custodial sentence has been

 

considered by the court, and the court is satisfied that such a sentence would not be

 

appropriate in all the circumstances’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Mr Neil Gerrard

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Alan Simpson

 

Dr Ian Gibson

 

Total signatories: 7

 

Lynne Jones

 

135

 

Page  8,  line  16  [Clause  10],  at end insert—

 

‘(1C)    

Where, but for subsection (1A), a suspended sentence might have been imposed,

 

the court must, except in exceptional circumstances, impose a community

 

sentence.”.’.


 
 

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Mr David Heath

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

173

 

Page  8,  line  34  [Clause  12],  after ‘below’, insert ‘if the offender is over the age of

 

18 years’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

86

 

Page  8,  line  37  [Clause  12],  after ‘where’ insert ‘the offender was aged 18 or over

 

when he committed the offence and’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Mr Neil Gerrard

 

Alan Simpson

 

Dr Ian Gibson

 

Mr Elfyn Llwyd

 

Hywel Williams

 

Total signatories: 8

 

Kate Hoey

 

Lynne Jones

 

134

 

Page  10,  line  39  [Clause  16],  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

after subsection (7) insert—

 

“(8)    

A non-dangerous offender may be recalled to prison only if the

 

supervising officer is of the view, following appropriate

 

consultation, that there is no alternative.”.’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

137

 

Page  11,  line  21  [Clause  16],  after ‘is’ insert ‘eligible to be considered for

 

automatic release and is’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

138

 

Page  11,  line  27  [Clause  16],  at end insert ‘or if he is not eligible to be considered

 

for automatic release by virtue of subsection (2)(b)’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

139

 

Page  12,  line  35  [Clause  16],  after ‘prisoner’ insert—


 
 

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‘( )    

is not eligible to be considered for automatic release by virtue of section

 

255A(2)(b);’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

140

 

Page  14,  line  15  [Clause  17],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The Secretary of State—

 

(a)    

where the Board makes a recommendation under subsection (4)(a) for the

 

person’s immediate release on licence, must give effect to the

 

recommendation; and

 

(b)    

where the Board fixes a release date under subsection (4)(b), must release

 

the person on licence on that date.’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

14

 

Page  15,  line  25  [Clause  19],  leave out subsection (8).

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

15

 

Page  16,  line  3  [Clause  20],  after ‘removal)’ insert ‘—

 

(c)    

for “subsections (2) and (3)” substitute “subsection (2)”,’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

16

 

Page  16,  line  5  [Clause  20],  leave out subsection (5) and insert—

 

‘(5)    

For subsection (2) (conditions relating to time) substitute—

 

“(2)    

Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to a prisoner unless he has

 

served at least one-half of the requisite custodial period.”

 

(5A)    

Subsections (3) and (3A) (cases where subsection (1) does not apply) cease to

 

have effect.’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

17

 

Page  16,  line  16  [Clause  20],  at end insert—

 

‘(6A)    

In subsection (6) (order-making powers)—

 

(a)    

in paragraph (a) omit “or (3)(e)”,

 

(b)    

omit paragraph (b), and

 

(c)    

in paragraph (c) for “subsection (2)(b)(ii)” substitute “subsection (2)”.’.

 



 
 

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Mr Nick Herbert

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

129

 

Page  17,  line  10  [Clause  21],  leave out from ‘occasion’ to end of line 11 and insert

 

‘; or

 

(iii)    

has previously been referred to a youth offender panel under

 

section 16 above and a further referral has been recommended

 

by—

 

(a)    

a member of a youth offending team,

 

(b)    

an officer of a local probation team, or

 

(c)    

a social worker of a local authority.’.

 


 

Mr David Heath

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

174

 

Page  20,  line  19,  leave out Clause 26.

 

Mr Nick Herbert

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

126

 

Page  20,  line  25  [Clause  26],  at end insert ‘and they have a certificate from the trial

 

judge confirming that the evidence heard by him and the jury was sufficient to prove the

 

prosecution case and that he had admitted and the jury had considered, and been directed

 

by him in relation to, the relevance of any evidence of the procedural or other

 

misconduct.’.

 


 

Mr Nick Herbert

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

127

 

Page  21  [Clause  26],  leave out line 25 and insert ‘may, as the Court think fit in the

 

interests of justice in that case, either direct that there be a retrial or that the appellant be

 

acquitted.”’.

 

Mr Nick Herbert

 

Mr Edward Garnier

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

128

 

Page  21,  line  25  [Clause  26],  at end insert ‘, who must initiate or not initiate such

 

criminal or civil proceedings (or both) as he thinks best suit the justice of the case (taking

 

into account the impact on the victim of the offence or his family of his decision either to


 
 

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proceed or not) and which decision either to proceed or not will provide the most suitable

 

redress to the subject of such misconduct, deter any such misconduct in the future and

 

restore public confidence in the criminal justice system.”’.

 

Mr David Heath

 

David Howarth

 

Jenny Willott

 

175

 

Page  21,  line  26,  leave out Clause 27.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

18

 

Page  26,  line  10  [Clause  36],  leave out ‘matters giving rise to the substance of’ and

 

insert ‘events giving rise to’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

19

 

Page  26,  line  26  [Clause  36],  leave out ‘matters’ and insert ‘events’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

20

 

Page  27,  line  18  [Clause  37],  leave out from ‘Where’ to end of line 20 and insert

 

‘the Commissioner—

 

(a)    

rejects the whole or any part of the complaint, or

 

(b)    

declines to take or stops taking action to deal with the whole or any part

 

of the complaint,’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

21

 

Page  27,  line  29  [Clause  37],  leave out ‘take any step mentioned in’ and insert

 

‘exercise a power under’.

 


 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

22

 

Page  29,  line  6  [Clause  40],  after ‘conducted’ insert ‘in the United Kingdom’.

 

Secretary Jack Straw

 

23

 

Page  29,  line  8  [Clause  40],  at end insert—

 

‘( )    

The Commissioner shall defer the whole or any part of the investigation at the

 

request of the Lord Advocate.

 

( )    

Such a request may be made if the Lord Advocate considers that the whole or any

 

part of the investigation might adversely affect a criminal investigation, or an


 
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