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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 on Report in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 2
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 4, line 32, leave out ("address or other") and insert ("traffic") 
     Page 4, line 40, leave out ("addresses and other") and insert ("traffic") 
     Page 4, line 42, leave out subsection (6) 
     Page 5, line 16 leave out at end insert--
 
    ("(9A)  In this section "traffic data", in relation to any communication, means--
    (a)  any data identifying, or purporting to identify, any person, apparatus or location to or from which the communication is or may be transmitted,
    (b)  any data identifying or selecting, or purporting to identify or select, apparatus through which, or by means of which, the communication is or may be transmitted,
    (c)  any data comprising signals for the actuation of apparatus used for the purposes of a telecommunication system for effecting (in whole or in part) the transmission of any communication, and
    (d)  any data identifying the data or other data as data comprised in or attached to a particular communication,
but that expression includes data identifying a computer file or computer program access to which is obtained, or which is run, by means of the communication to the extent only that the file or program is identified by reference to the apparatus in which it is stored.")
 
     Page 5, line 17, leave out ("References in this section to") and insert ("In this section--
    (a)  references, in relation to traffic data comprising signals for the actuation of apparatus, to a telecommunication system by means of which a communication is being or may be transmitted include references to any telecommunication system in which that apparatus is comprised; and
    (b)  references to traffic")
 
     Page 5, line 19, at end insert--
 
("and in this section "data", in relation to a postal item, means anything written on the outside of the item.
 
    (10A)  The Secretary of State may by order modify the provisions of subsections (5), (9A) and (10).
 
    (10B)  The Secretary of State shall not make an order under subsection (10A) unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.")
 
  
Clause 12
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 14, line 23, at end insert--
 
    ("(  )  A person shall not be liable to have an obligation imposed on him in accordance with an order under this section by reason only that he provides, or is proposing to provide, to members of the public a telecommunications service the provision of which is or, as the case may be, will be no more than--
    (a)  the means by which he provides a service which is not a telecommunications service; or
    (b)  necessarily incidental to the provision by him of a service which is not a telecommunications service.")
 
     Page 15, line 3, at end insert ("; and
    (c)  for the purpose of facilitating the carrying out of any functions in relation to this Chapter of the Interception of Communications Commissioner;
but before determining for the purposes of the making of any order, or the imposition of any obligation, under this section what arrangements he considers necessary for the purpose mentioned in paragraph (c) the Secretary of State shall consult that Commissioner")
 
  
Clause 20
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 23, line 42, leave out ("address or other") and insert ("traffic") 
     Page 24, line 11, leave out subsection (5) 
     Page 24, line 22, at end insert--
 
    ("(6A)  In this section "traffic data", in relation to any communication, means--
    (a)  any data identifying, or purporting to identify, any person, apparatus or location to or from which the communication is or may be transmitted,
    (b)  any data identifying or selecting, or purporting to identify or select, apparatus through which, or by means of which, the communication is or may be transmitted,
    (c)  any data comprising signals for the actuation of apparatus used for the purposes of a telecommunication system for effecting (in whole or in part) the transmission of any communication, and
    (d)  any data identifying the data or other data as data comprised in or attached to a particular communication,
but that expression includes data identifying a computer file or computer program access to which is obtained, or which is run, by means of the communication to the extent only that the file or program is identified by reference to the apparatus in which it is stored.")
 
     Page 24, line 23, leave out ("References in this section to") and insert--
 
    ("In this section--
    (a)  references, in relation to traffic data comprising signals for the actuation of apparatus, to a telecommunication system by means of which a communication is being or may be transmitted include references to any telecommunication system in which that apparatus is comprised; and
    (b)  references to traffic")
 
     Page 24, line 25, at end insert--
 
("and in this section "data", in relation to a postal item, means anything written on the outside of the item.
 
    (7A)  The Secretary of State may by order modify the provisions of subsections (4)(a), (6A) and (7).
 
    (7B)  The Secretary of State shall not make an order under subsection (7A) unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.")
 
  
Clause 76
 
  
BY THE LORD BASSAM OF BRIGHTON
 
     Page 83, line 16, after ("section") insert (" 2(10B),") 
     Page 83, line 16, after ("12(7),") insert (" 20(7B),") 
 
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