approval of warrants issued in urgent cases

Investigatory Powers Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 2:45 pm ar 26 Ebrill 2016.

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Photo of Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Shadow Minister (Home Office) 2:45, 26 Ebrill 2016

I rise to speak to amendment 700, in clause 158, page 123, line 35, leave out from second “period” to second “the” in line 36 and insert “of 48 hours after”.

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Amendment 701, in clause 158, page 123, line 35, leave out from second “period” to second “the” in line 36 and insert “of 24 hours after”.

Amendment 704, in clause 162, page 125, line 32, leave out from “period” to third “the” in line 33 and insert “of 48 hours after”.

Amendment 705, in clause 162, page 125, line 32, leave out from “period” to third “the” in line 33 and insert “of 24 hours after”.

Amendment 706, in clause 162, page 125, line 35, leave out “6 months” and insert “1 month”.

Amendment 710, in clause 165, page 128, line 24, leave out “ending with the fifth working day after the day on which” and insert “of 48 hours after”.

Amendment 711, in clause 165, page 128, line 24, leave out “ending with the fifth working day after the day on which” and insert “of 24 hours after”.

Photo of Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Shadow Minister (Home Office)

The amendments deal with the periods during which an urgent warrant is valid. They are serial in the sense that they are the same as the provisions I tabled for approval warrants in urgent cases for other bulk powers. I will not press the amendment.

Amendment not moved.

Question put, That the clause stand part of the Bill.

The Committee divided:

Ayes 9, Noes 1.

Rhif adran 73 Christmas Tree Industry — approval of warrants issued in urgent cases

Ie: 9 MPs

Na: 1 MP

Ie: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Na: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Question accordingly agreed to.

Clause 158 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 159