New Clause 16 - Fees for approval, re-approval and continued approval

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

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“(1) The Secretary of State may determine that a person who applies for approval or re-approval of a supplementary code under section (Approval of a supplementary code) must pay a fee to the Secretary of State of an amount specified in the determination.

(2) A determination under subsection (1) may specify an amount which exceeds the administrative costs of determining the application for approval or re-approval.

(3) The Secretary of State may determine that a fee is payable to the Secretary of State, of an amount and at times specified in the determination, in connection with the continued approval of a supplementary code.

(4) A determination under subsection (3)—

(a) may specify an amount which exceeds the administrative costs associated with the continued approval of a supplementary code, and

(b) must specify, or describe, who must pay the fee.

(5) A fee payable under subsection (3) is recoverable summarily (or, in Scotland, recoverable) as a civil debt.

(6) A determination may make different provision for different purposes.

(7) The Secretary of State must publish a determination.

(8) The Secretary of State may revise a determination.

(9) If the Secretary of State revises a determination the Secretary of State must publish the determination as revised.”—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This amendment enables the Secretary of State to determine that a fee is payable for approval/re-approval/continued approval of a supplementary code and the amount of such a fee.

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