New Clause 23 - Duty to remove supplementary notes 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) The Secretary of State must remove a supplementary note included in the entry in the DVS register relating to a person if—

(a) the person asks for the note to be removed,

(b) the person ceases to provide all of the digital verification services to which the note relates,

(c) the person no longer holds a certificate from an accredited conformity assessment body certifying that at least one of those digital verification services is provided in accordance with the supplementary code, or

(d) the person continues to hold a certificate described in paragraph (c) but the supplementary code is not a recognised supplementary code.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1)(c) and (d), 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(b) it has been withdrawn by the body that issued it, or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) subsection (3) applies.

(3) This subsection applies if—

(a) the supplementary code to which the certificate relates has been revised since the certificate was issued,

(b) the certificate was issued before the revision to the supplementary code took effect, and

(c) the supplementary code (as revised) provides—

(i) that certificates issued before the time the revision takes effect are required to be ignored, or

(ii) that such certificates are to be ignored from a date, or from the end of a period, specified in the code and that date has passed or that period has elapsed.”—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This amendment sets out the circumstances in which the Secretary of State must remove a supplementary note from the DVS register.

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