New Clause 10 - Approval of a supplementary code

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill – in the House of Commons am 4:15 pm ar 29 Tachwedd 2023.

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“(1) This section applies to a supplementary code whose content is for the time being determined by a person other than the Secretary of State.

(2) The Secretary of State must approve the supplementary code if—

(a) the code meets the conditions set out in the DVS trust framework (so far as relevant),

(b) an application for approval of the code is made which complies with any requirements imposed by a determination under section (Applications for approval and re-approval), and

(c) the applicant pays any fee required to be paid by a determination under section (Fees for approval, re-approval and continued approval)(1).

(3) The Secretary of State must notify an applicant in writing of the outcome of an application for approval.

(4) The Secretary of State may not otherwise approve a supplementary code.

(5) In this Part, an “approved supplementary code” means a supplementary code for the time being approved under this section.

(6) For when a code ceases (or may cease) to be approved under this section, see sections (Change to conditions for approval or designation), (Revision of a recognised supplementary code) and (Request for withdrawal of approval).”—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This amendment sets out when a supplementary code of someone other than the Secretary of State must be approved by the Secretary of State.

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.