Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill -
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Clause 26
 
  
BY THE LORD COPE OF BERKELEY
THE VISCOUNT ASTOR
 
113*     Page 29, line 4, leave out subsection (3) 
  
Clause 27
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
114*     Page 29, line 32, leave out paragraph (g) 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
115     Page 29, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(5)  The Secretary of State shall not make an order under subsection (3)(g) unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.")
 
  
Clause 28
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
116*     Page 29, line 45, at end insert ("other than in relation to a source whose conduct falls within section 25(7)(d)") 
117*     Page 30, line 21, leave out paragraph (g) 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
118     Page 31, line 8, at end insert--
 
    ("(5A)  The Secretary of State shall not make an order under subsection (3)(g) unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.")
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
119*     Page 31, line 21, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  An authorisation for the conduct and use of a covert human intelligence source whose conduct falls within section 25(7)(d) shall be governed by the same procedures as apply to the authorisation of conduct for the carrying out of intrusive surveillance.")
 
  
Clause 29
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
120     Page 31, line 43, leave out subsection (4) and insert--
 
    ("(4)  A public authority is a relevant public authority for the purposes of this section--
    (a)  in relation to section 27 if it is specified in Part I or II of Schedule (Relevant public authorities); and
    (b)  in relation to section 28 if it is specified in Part I of that Schedule.
    (4A)  The Secretary of State may by order amend Schedule (Relevant public authorities) by--
    (a)  adding a public authority to Part I or II of that Schedule;
    (b)  removing a public authority from that Schedule;
    (c)  moving a public authority from one Part of that Schedule to the other;
    (d)  making any change consequential on any change in the name of a public authority specified in that Schedule.
    (4B)  The Secretary of State shall not make an order under subsection (4A) containing any provision for--
    (a)  adding any public authority to Part I or II of that Schedule, or
    (b)  moving any public authority from Part II to Part I of that Schedule,
unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.")
 
121     Page 32, line 18, leave out from ("authority") to second ("by") in line 19 and insert ("added to Schedule (Relevant public authorities) by an order made under subsection (4A)") 
  
Clause 30
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
122*     Page 33, line 10, leave out paragraph (a) 
123*     Page 33, line 12, leave out paragraph (c) 
124*     Page 33, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(7)  No authorisation shall take effect until such time (if any) as--
    (a)  the grant of the authorisation has been approved by an ordinary Surveillance Commissioner; and
    (b)  written notice of the Commissioner's decision to approve the grant of the authorisation has been given to the person who granted the authorisation.")
 
  
Clause 33
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
125*     Page 37, line 28, at end insert (";  and
    (c)  where he considers it appropriate to do so, attach conditions to the grant of approval")
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
126     Page 37, line 32, leave out subsection (6) 
  
Clause 34
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
127*     Page 38, line 16, at end insert (";  or
    (e)  a member of the Security Service in relation to law enforcement functions under section 1(4) of the Security Service Act 1989, as amended by section 1 of the Security Service Act 1996")
 
  
Clause 35
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
128*     Page 40, line 1, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
129*     Page 40, line 14, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
130*     Page 40, line 18, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
131*     Page 40, line 29, leave out ("may") and insert ("shall") 
  
Clause 39
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
132*     Page 42, line 26, at end insert ("(other than in relation to law enforcement functions under section 1(4) of the Security Service Act 1989, as amended by section 1 of the Security Service Act 1996)") 
  
Clause 41
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
133*     Page 44, line 25, leave out ("twelve") and insert ("three") 
134*     Page 44, line 37, leave out from ("for") to ("unless") in line 38 and insert ("any conduct falling within this Part") 
  
Clause 42
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
135*     Page 46, line 10, leave out ("six") and insert ("three") 
136*     Page 46, line 12, leave out ("six") and insert ("three") 
  
Clause 45
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
137*     Page 48, line 5, leave out ("(5)") and insert ("(5A)") 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
138*     Page 48, line 39, leave out subsection (4) 
  
Clause 46
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
139     Page 49, line 35, leave out (", or is likely to do so") 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
140*     Page 50, line 10, leave out second ("the") and insert ("such a") 
141*     Page 50, line 12, leave out sub-paragraph (ii) 
142*     Page 50, line 17, leave out first ("the") and insert ("such a") 
143*     Page 50, line 17, leave out ("key cannot reasonably be obtained") and insert ("protected information cannot reasonably be accessed or put into intelligible form") 
144*     Page 50, line 21, leave out first ("the") and insert ("such a") 
145*     Page 50, line 28, leave out ("not in writing)") and insert ("given by electronic means)") 
146*     Page 50, line 29, at end insert ("and received") 
147*     Page 50, line 31, leave out ("(2)(b)(i) or (ii)") and insert ("(2)(b)") 
148*     Page 50, line 31, leave out ("(2)(b)(i) or (ii)") and insert ("(2)(b)(ii) or (3)") 
149*     Page 50, line 33, at end insert ("and must identify the person who gave the appropriate permission, and the paragraph of Schedule 1 under which it was given") 
150*     Page 50, line 37, at end insert (",  such time being reasonable having regard to the technical difficulties of performing the disclosure") 
151*     Page 50, line 41, leave out ("the person giving it thinks fit") and insert ("may be specified by a code of practice issued under section 63") 
152*     Page 50, line 41, at end insert ("and
    (  )  must specify a date after which (subject to renewal) it shall cease to have effect, which shall not be later than the date after which (subject to renewal) the permission to issue that notice shall have ceased to have effect")
 
153*     Page 50, line 41, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  Where a person who has given a notice under this section is satisfied--
    (a)  that it is no longer necessary on grounds falling within subsection (2) for the requirements of the notice to be complied with, or
    (b)  that the imposition of those requirements is no longer proportionate to what is sought to be achieved by its imposition,
he shall cancel the notice.")
 
  
BY THE LORD LUCAS
 
154     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)(b)")
 
  
BY THE LORD McNALLY
THE BARONESS HARRIS OF RICHMOND
THE LORD PHILLIPS OF SUDBURY
 
155*     Page 50, line 46, at end insert--
 
("but the provisions of the notice shall not specify or otherwise identify a person for the purpose of paragraph (b) unless he is of the class of persons who could have given the notice")
 
156*     Page 50, line 46, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A notice shall not be considered necessary on the ground falling within subsection (3)(c) unless the information protected by the key which is sought to be disclosed is information relating to the acts or intentions of persons outside the British Islands.")
 
157*     Page 51, leave out lines 2 to 5 and insert ("where--
    (a)  it is intended to be used for the purpose only of generating electronic signatures and has not in fact been used for any other purpose; or
    (b)  the protected information to which that key relates is itself a further key whose disclosure could not be required by virtue of this subsection.")
 
158*     Page 51, line 5 at end insert ("--
          (i)  at any time during the period within which the notice, or any notice of which the relevant notice is a renewal, is in effect, or
          (ii)  at any time during a period prior to the coming into effect of the notice, and of any warrant or instrument which contained permission for the issuing of the notice, that is commensurate with the period within which the investigations or events which gave rise to the issuing of that notice, warrant or instrument were taking place")
 
  
Before Schedule 1
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
159     Insert the following new Schedule-- 
 ("SCHEDULE 
 RELEVANT PUBLIC AUTHORITIES 
 PART I 
 RELEVANT AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF SS. 27 AND 28 
 Police forces etc. 
     1.  Any police force.
 
    2.  The National Criminal Intelligence Service.
 
    3.  The National Crime Squad.
 
    4.  The Serious Fraud Office.
 
 The intelligence services 
     5.  Any of the intelligence services. 
 The armed forces 
     6.  Any of Her Majesty's forces. 
 The revenue departments 
     7.  The Commissioners of Customs and Excise.
 
    8.  The Commissioners of Inland Revenue.
 
 Government departments 
     9.  The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
 
    10.  The Ministry of Defence.
 
    11.  The Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.
 
    12.  The Department of Health.
 
    13.  The Home Office.
 
    14.  The Department of Social Security.
 
    15.  The Department of Trade and Industry.
 
 The National Assembly for Wales 
     16.  The National Assembly for Wales. 
 Local authorities 
     17.  Any local authority (within the meaning of section 1 of the Local Government Act 1999).1999 c. 27.
 Other bodies 
     18.  The Environment Agency.
 
    19.  The Financial Services Authority.
 
    20.  The Food Standards Agency.
 
    21.  The Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce.
 
    22.  The Personal Investment Authority.
 
    23.  The Post Office.
 
 PART II 
 RELEVANT AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES ONLY OF S. 27 
 The Health and Safety Executive 
     24.  The Health and Safety Executive. 
 NHS bodies in England and Wales 
     25.  A Health Authority established under section 8 of the National Health Service Act 1977.1977 c. 49.
     26.  A Special Health Authority established under section 11 of the National Health Service Act 1977.1977 c. 49.
     27.  A National Health Service trust established under section 5 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990.1990 c. 19.
 The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain 
     28. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.") 
 
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