New Clause 22 - Duty to remove services from the DVS register

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

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“(1) Where a person is registered in the DVS register in respect of digital verification services, subsection (2) applies if the person—

(a) asks for the register to be amended so that the person is no longer registered in respect of one or more of those services,

(b) ceases to provide one or more of those services, or

(c) no longer holds a certificate from an accredited conformity assessment body certifying that all of those services are provided in accordance with the main code.

(2) The Secretary of State must amend the register to record that the person is no longer registered in respect of (as the case may be)—

(a) the service or services mentioned in a request described in subsection (1)(a),

(b) the service or services which the person has ceased to provide, or

(c) the service or services for which there is no longer a certificate as described in subsection (1)(c).

(3) For the purposes of subsection (1)(c), a certificate is to be ignored if—

(a) it has expired in accordance with its terms,

(b) it has been withdrawn by the body that issued it, or

(c) it is required to be ignored by reason of provision included in the DVS trust framework under section 49(10).”—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This amendment places the Secretary of State under a duty to amend the DVS register, in certain circumstances, to record that a person is no longer registered in respect of certain services.

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