Criminal Offences (Misuse of Digital Technologies and Services) (Consolidation) Bill 2015-16
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 9 March, 2016 | 09.03.2016
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|BIll 151 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 84KB||10.03.2016|
Latest news on the Criminal Offences (Misuse of Digital Technologies and Services) (Consolidation) Bill 2015-16
The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 9 March 2016 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
Summary of the Criminal Offences (Misuse of Digital Technologies and Services) (Consolidation) Bill 2015-16A Bill to consolidate offences relating to the misuse of digital devices, technologies, systemsand services for the purposes of committing or preparing to commit or aiding, abetting, facilitating or concealing the commission of a crime or disposal of theproceeds of a crime; to make provision reflecting technological advancements, including the training of criminal justice personnel; to establish a duty for theSecretary of State to provide advice and guidance to the digital andtelecommunications services industry aimed at reducing the misuse of digitaltechnologies for criminal purposes; and for connected purposes.
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