Criminal Justice and Police Bill - continued        House of Commons
PART IV, POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE AND THE TERRORISM ACT - continued
Fingerprints and samples - continued

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Amendment of Terrorism Act 2000 equivalent to s. 84.     86. - (1) Paragraph 14 of Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (use of fingerprints and samples) shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) For sub-paragraph (2) (restriction on use for the purposes of a terrorist investigation) there shall be substituted-
 
 
    "(2) The fingerprints and samples may be retained but shall not be used by any person except for the purposes of a terrorist investigation or for purposes related to the prevention or detection of crime, the investigation of an offence or the conduct of a prosecution."
 
      (3) In sub-paragraph (3) (exclusion of checks against the fingerprints or samples under section 63A or its Northern Ireland equivalent except for the purposes of a terrorism investigation), after "investigation" there shall be inserted "or for purposes related to the prevention or detection of crime, the investigation of an offence or the conduct of a prosecution."
 
      (4) After sub-paragraph (4) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(4A) In this paragraph-
 
 
    (a) a reference to crime includes a reference to any conduct which-
 
      (i) constitutes one or more criminal offences (whether under the law of a part of the United Kingdom or of a country or territory outside the United Kingdom); or
 
      (ii) is, or corresponds to, any conduct which, if it all took place in any one part of the United Kingdom, would constitute one or more criminal offences;
 
    and
 
    (b) the references to an investigation and to a prosecution include references, respectively, to any investigation outside the United Kingdom of any crime or suspected crime and to a prosecution brought in respect of any crime in a country or territory outside the United Kingdom."
 
Persons authorised by the Secretary of State
Power to apply 1984 Act provisions.     87. After section 114 of the 1984 Act (application of Act to Customs and Excise) there shall be inserted-
 
 
"Power to apply Act to officers of the Secretary of State etc.     114A. - (1) The Secretary of State may by order direct that-
 
    (a) the provisions of Schedule 1 to this Act so far as they relate to special procedure material, and
 
    (b) the other provisions of this Act so far as they relate to the provisions falling within paragraph (a) above,
       shall apply, with such modifications as may be specified in the order, for the purposes of investigations falling within subsection (2) as they apply for the purposes of investigations of offences conducted by police officers.
 
      (2) An investigation falls within this subsection if-
 
 
    (a) it is conducted by an officer of the department of the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry or by another person acting on that Secretary of State's behalf;
 
    (b) it is conducted by that officer or other person in the discharge of a duty to investigate offences; and
 
    (c) the investigation relates to a serious arrestable offence or to anything which there are reasonable grounds for suspecting has involved the commission of a serious arrestable offence.
      (3) The investigations for the purposes of which provisions of this Act may be applied with modifications by an order under this section include investigations of offences committed, or suspected of having been committed, before the coming into force of the order or of this section.
 
      (4) An order under this section shall be made by statutory instrument and shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament."
 
 
Execution of process in other domestic jurisdictions
Process for obtaining excluded and special procedure material.     88. - (1) In section 9 of the 1984 Act (which contains provision introducing the provisions of Schedule 1 to that Act for obtaining access to excluded and special procedure material), after subsection (2) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(2A) Section 4 of the Summary Jurisdiction (Process) Act 1881 (which includes provision for the execution of process of English courts in Scotland) and section 29 of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851 (which makes equivalent provision for execution in Northern Ireland) shall each apply to any process issued by a circuit judge under Schedule 1 to this Act as it applies to process issued by a magistrates' court under the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980."
 
      (2) In section 120(5) of that Act (provisions extending to the United Kingdom), after the entry for section 6(3) of that Act there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "section 9(2A);".
      (3) Section 27 of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851 (which includes provision for the execution of process of Northern Ireland courts in other places) shall apply to any process issued by a county court judge under Schedule 1 to the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 as it applies to a warrant mentioned in that section.
 
 
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