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Freedom of Information Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Freedom of Information Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 12
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 7, line 9, at end insert-- 
     ("(2)  It shall be lawful for a public authority to apply to the Information Tribunal for an order that an applicant who habitually and persistently requests information without any reasonable grounds for such a request is a vexatious applicant.") 
  
Clause 44
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 24, line 41, at end insert ("and any other relevant person as he or the Commissioner thinks fit") 
  
Clause 45
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 25, line 26, at end insert (", and
    (d)  any other relevant person")
 
  
Schedule 2
 
  
BY THE LORD MACKAY OF ARDBRECKNISH
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
     Page 60, line 11, at end insert--
 
    ("(4)  For subsection (4) there is substituted--
        (4)  The Tribunal shall consist of--
      (a)  a chairman appointed by the Lord Chancellor after consultation with the Advocate General for Scotland;
      (b)  such number of deputy chairmen so appointed as the Lord Chancellor after consultation with the Advocate General for Scotland may determine; and
      (c)  such number of other members appointed by the Secretary of State as he may determine taking into account the respective interests of each part of the United Kingdom."")
 
 
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