Offence of making unauthorised disclosure

Part of Investigatory Powers Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 2:15 pm ar 21 Ebrill 2016.

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Photo of Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Shadow Minister (Home Office) 2:15, 21 Ebrill 2016

I beg to move amendment 496, in clause 116, page 93, line 39, leave out subsection (3) and insert—

“(3) In proceedings against any person for an offence under this section in respect of any disclosure, it is a defence for the person to show that the disclosure was in the public interest.”