Clause 54 - Power to remove person 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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Amendments made: 74, page 80, line 2, leave out

“the Secretary of State is satisfied that”.

This amendment is consequential on Amendment 76.

Amendment 75, page 80, line 4, leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

“(a) the Secretary of State is satisfied that the person is failing to comply with the main code when providing one or more of the digital verification services in respect of which the person is registered,”.

This amendment is in part consequential on Amendment 76 and also to clarify that the power to remove a person from the DVS register is exercisable if the person is failing to comply with the main code when providing some or all of the digital verification services in respect of which they are registered.

Amendment 76, page 80, line 6, at end insert—

“(aa) the person has a supplementary note included in the DVS register and the Secretary of State is satisfied that the person is failing to comply with the supplementary code to which the note relates when providing one or more of the digital verification services recorded in the note, or”.

The amendment enables the Secretary of State to remove a person from the DVS register if the person has a note in the register that they provide digital verification services in accordance with a supplementary code and they are failing to comply with the code when providing digital verification services.

Amendment 77, page 80, line 7, after the first “the” insert

“Secretary of State is satisfied that the”.—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This amendment is consequential on Amendment 76.