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Amendments to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 2, leave out lines 38 to 40 
  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 3, line 17, leave out ("postal") 
     Page 3, line 22, leave out ("postal") 
     Page 3, line 25, leave out from ("which") to ("there") in line 30 
     Page 3, line 30, leave out ("both") 
     Page 3, line 31, leave out from ("Kingdom") to end of line 33 
     Page 4, line 3, leave out ("for the purpose of ") and insert ("one of the purposes of which is") 
     Page 4, line 8, leave out from first ("if") to end of line 12 and insert ("he does anything so") 
     Page 4, line 11, leave out paragraph (c) 
     Page 4, line 20, leave out from first ("if") to second ("the") in line 21 
     Page 4, line 21, leave out ("by conduct") 
     Page 4, line 22, after ("within") insert ("or from") 
     Page 4, line 22, leave out from ("Kingdom") to end of line 27 
     Page 4, line 28, leave out from ("communication") to ("do") in line 30 
     Page 4, line 41, at end insert ("and where no use whatever is made of any other information which a person may need to have access to in order to obtain addresses and other data so comprised or attached") 
     Page 4, line 41, at end insert ("or
    (  )  any conduct in relation to anything which has been delivered, without any deliberate intent by any person, to a final destination other than a final destination intended by the sender")
 
     Page 4, line 42, leave out subsection (6) 
     Page 5, line 12, leave out ("logically") 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 5, line 33, after ("place") insert ("only") 
     Page 6, line 3, leave out from ("enactment") to ("that") in line 4 
  
Clause 5
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 8, line 6, at end insert ("and
    (  )  that any information obtained will only be used for the purposes for which the warrant is granted")
 
  
Clause 8
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 10, line 2, after ("person") insert ("(with or without such other persons as may be associated with him)") 
  
Clause 13
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 15, line 28, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  For the purposes of this section "an appropriate contribution" shall be one which covers the full cost of the acquisition of any equipment, and the full cost of operation of such equipment, as shall be required directly or indirectly as a result of an order under section 12, less only such a proportion of such costs as shall fairly represent the benefit that a person derives from the installation or use of such equipment.")
 
  
Clause 14
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 16, line 2, at end insert ("and no use is made of such material and data otherwise than for the authorised purposes") 
  
Clause 20
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 23, line 8, leave out subsection (4) 
     Page 23, line 20, leave out paragraph (c) 
  
Clause 22
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 25, line 19, at beginning insert ("and such persons may not, without authorisation under this or another enactment, disclose such data to any other person;") 
     Page 25, line 30, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A notice under section 21(4) which is other than a notice in respect of communications by, to or concerning a named individual shall be authorised by a Surveillance Commissioner, who shall not issue such a notice unless he is satisfied that to do so is in all the circumstances necessary and proportionate.")
 
  
Clause 25
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 27, line 24, after ("vehicle") insert ("owned or occupied by anyone subject to surveillance") 
     Page 27, line 25, leave out paragraph (b) 
     Page 27, line 35, leave out subsection (5) 
  
Clause 33
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 37, line 32, leave out subsection (6) 
  
Clause 46
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 50, line 46, at end insert--
    ("and such persons may not, without authorisation under this or another enactment, disclose the key to any other person or use the key to read any information other than that described pursuant to subsection (4)(6)")
 
  
Clause 49
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 52, line 6, leave out ("or has had") 
     Page 52, line 6, at end insert ("or who is reasonably able to obtain such possession") 
     Page 52, line 37, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A court shall be entitled to draw any reasonable inference as to the nature of the protected information where a person guilty of an offence under this section is charged with any other offence.")
 
  
Clause 50
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 52, line 46, leave out paragraphs (a) and (b) and insert ("the consent of an ordinary Surveillance Commissioner has been obtained") 
     Page 53, line 26, leave out ("software") and insert ("systems") 
     Page 53, line 32, leave out subsection (6) 
  
Clause 52
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 55, line 38, leave out from ("means") to end of line 40 and insert ("anything (including any key, code, password, algorithm or other data) the use of which, with or without any other thing") 
     Page 56, line 24, leave out subsection (4) 
     Page 56, line 34, leave out sub-paragraph (iii) 
  
Clause 53
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 57, line 3, leave out paragraph (a) 
     Page 57, line 8, leave out ("Chapter II of") 
  
Clause 54
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 58, line 42, at end insert ("seriously") 
  
Clause 72
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
     Page 76, leave out lines 33 to 39 and insert ("anything which serves to transmit information") 
     Page 77, line 1, leave out from ("includes") to end of line 2 and insert ("anything on which information is recorded;") 
 
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