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Joint Committee On Human Rights - Sixteenth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 10 November 2003.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Background to the Draft Voluntary Code of Practice

The effect of the Draft Code of Practice

2 Human rights concerns in relation to the Draft Code

Applicability of the Human Rights Act 1998 to service providers holding communications data

Across-the-board standard retention periods for communications data in various categories: necessity and proportionality

Use of retained data for purposes unrelated to national security

The consultation process

The timetable for parliamentary scrutiny

3 Conclusion

Formal Minutes

Written evidence

1.Letter from the Chair to Rt Hon David Blunkett MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department

2. Letter from Rt Hon David Blunkett MP, Secretary of State for the Home Department, to the Chair

3. Letter from the Chair to David Tredinnick MP, Chairman, Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

4. Letter from David Tredinnick MP, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, to the Chair

Reports from the Joint Committee on Human Rights since 2001

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