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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 15 July 2009

 

Public Bill Committee

 

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Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill


 

Angela E. Smith

 

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Parliamentary Star    

Clause  2,  page  1,  leave out lines 13 to 16 and insert ‘in a reserved post.

 

(1A)    

A post is a reserved post if—

 

(a)    

it is a post in any of the security and intelligence services, or

 

(b)    

it is within subsection (1B) or (2), and a Minister of the Crown has

 

determined that it is necessary for requirements as to nationality to be

 

satisfied in relation to the post.

 

(1B)    

The posts within this subsection are—

 

(a)    

posts in Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Service and posts in the Foreign and

 

Commonwealth Office, and

 

(b)    

posts in the Defence Intelligence Staff.

 

(1C)    

The posts within this subsection are posts whose functions are concerned with—

 

(a)    

access to intelligence information received directly or indirectly from

 

any of the security and intelligence services,

 

(b)    

access to other information which, if disclosed without authority or

 

otherwise misused, might damage the interests of national security,

 

(c)    

access to other information which, if disclosed without authority or

 

otherwise misused, might be prejudicial to the interests of the United

 

Kingdom or the safety of its citizens, or

 

(d)    

border control or decisions about immigration.

 

(1D)    

A determination under subsection (1)(b) may relate to a particular post or posts,

 

or to posts falling within a description specified in the determination.

 

(1E)    

In this section “the security and intelligence services” means—

 

(a)    

the Security Service,

 

(b)    

the Secret Intelligence Service, and

 

(c)    

the Government Communications Headquarters.’.

 

Angela E. Smith

 

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Clause  2,  page  1,  line  17,  after ‘also’, insert ‘(a)’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 15 July 2009                     

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Crown Employment (Nationality) Bill, continued

 
 

Angela E. Smith

 

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Clause  2,  page  1,  line  18,  leave out from ‘with’ to end of line 21 and insert ‘a

 

person who must satisfy requirements imposed under subsection (1), and

 

(b)    

provide that any requirement imposed under paragraph (a) may be treated

 

as satisfied if a connected person has or had substantial ties with the

 

United Kingdom.’.

 

Angela E. Smith

 

3

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  11,  leave out ‘(4)(b)’ and insert ‘(5)(b)’.

 

Angela E. Smith

 

4

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  13,  leave out ‘someone’ and insert ‘a person’.

 


 
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