Clause 67 - Regulations

National Security Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:00 pm ar 8 Medi 2022.

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Photo of Rushanara Ali Rushanara Ali Llafur, Bethnal Green and Bow 4:00, 8 Medi 2022

Does the hon. Member for Halifax wish to move amendment (a) to Government amendment 64?

Photo of Holly Lynch Holly Lynch Shadow Minister (Home Office)

I will continue to engage with the Government on that issue, but I will not move the amendment.

Amendments made: 64, in clause 67, page 48, line 25, at end insert—

“(za) regulations under section (Requirement to register foreign activity arrangements);

(zb) regulations under section (Meaning of “political influence activity”);

(zc) regulations under section (General exemptions);”

This amendment provides that regulations made under the specified provisions are to be made using the affirmative procedure.

Amendment 65, in clause 67, page 49, line 2, at end insert—

“(11) If a draft of a statutory instrument containing regulations under section (Requirement to register foreign activity arrangements) would, apart from this subsection, be treated for the purposes of the standing orders of either House of Parliament as a hybrid instrument, it is to proceed in that House as if it were not such an instrument.”—

This amendment provides that regulations under NC11 are not to be treated as hybrid instruments.

Clause 67, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 68 to 73 ordered the stand part of the Bill.