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Amendments to the Social Security Fraud Bill

Social Security Fraud Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Social Security Fraud Bill to be moved on Third Reading in the House of Lords.

  
Clause 1
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 2, line 35, leave out (", is contravening or is likely to contravene") and insert ("or is contravening") 
     Page 2, line 38, leave out (", is committing or is likely to commit") and insert ("or is committing") 
     Page 2, leave out lines 40 and 41 
     Page 2, leave out lines 42 to 44 
     Page 2, line 44, at end insert--
        ("(  )  Nothing in this Act shall authorise an inquiry which contravenes any provision of the Data Protection Act 1998.")
 
  
Clause 3
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Page 7, line 16, leave out from ("that") to ("in") in line 19 and insert ("arrangements are in force for requiring the making of payments to cover costs") 
  
After Clause 10
 
  
BY THE LORD HIGGINS
THE LORD ASTOR OF HEVER
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Any individual subject to an inquiry under this Act shall be entitled to have access to all relevant information pertaining to that person, which is held by the relevant agencies or bodies, except in respect of information which is the subject of a pending prosecution.
 
    (2)  Any reasonable request for information made in accordance with subsection (1) shall be delivered in writing to the person making the request within 21 working days.")
Access to information.
 
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