Clause 70 - Decision-makers

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

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Amendments made: 138, page 94, line 12, leave out from beginning to “include” and insert

“The monitoring powers that may be conferred on a decision-maker”.

This tidies up the drafting of provision referring to a decision-maker’s monitoring powers.

Amendment 139, page 94, line 13, after “of” insert “documents or”.

This amendment makes clear that regulations under Part 3 may confer powers on decision-makers to require documents (as well as information) to be provided.

Amendment 140, page 94, line 20, at end insert—

“(6A) The regulations may make provision about complaints, including provision requiring a decision-maker to implement procedures for the handling of complaints.”

This amendment enables regulations under Part 3 to require decision-makers to have procedures for handling complaints.

Amendment 141, page 94, line 22, after second “specified” insert “documents or”.

This amendment makes clear that regulations under Part 3 may impose duties on decision-makers to publish or provide documents (as well as information).

Amendment 142, page 94, line 25, leave out

“carried out by a specified person”

and insert “exercised by another person”.

This amendment and Amendment 153 make drafting changes for consistency with other provisions in Part 3 of the Bill which refer to powers being exercised.

Amendment 143, page 94, line 38, leave out “to produce and publish” and insert “—

(a) to produce”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 144.

Amendment 144, page 94, line 41, at end insert—

“(b) to publish the guidance, and

(c) to provide copies to specified persons.”—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This amendment and Amendment 143 make clear that regulations under Part 3 may require a decision-maker to provide copies of its guidance.