New Clause 34 - Power to require information for social security purposes

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

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“In Schedule (Power to require information for social security purposes)—

(a) Part 1 amends the Social Security Administration Act 1992 to make provision about a power for the Secretary of State to obtain information for social security purposes;

(b) Part 2 amends the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 to make provision about a power for the Department for Communities to obtain information for such purposes;

(c) Part 3 makes related amendments of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.”—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This new clause introduces a new Schedule NS1 which amends social security legislation to make provision about a new power for the Secretary of State or, in Northern Ireland, the Department for Communities, to obtain information for social security purposes.

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