New Clause 12 - Offence of carrying out activities under an unregistered foreign activity arrangement

National Security Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 2:15 pm ar 18 Hydref 2022.

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“(1) A person commits an offence if—

(a) the person carries out an activity, or arranges for an activity to be carried out, in the United Kingdom pursuant to a foreign activity arrangement required to be registered under section (

(b) the arrangement is not registered, and

(c) the person knows, or ought reasonably to know, that they are acting under the direction of a specified person.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a foreign power.”—

This new clause makes it an offence to carry out activities under a foreign activity arrangement that should be, but is not, registered.

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.