Investigatory Powers Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Mrs Theresa May
- Earl Howe
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Lords | 27.06.2016
|HL Bill 40 2016-17, as introduced (PDF, 1MB)||08.06.2016|
Latest news on the Investigatory Powers Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17
First reading took place on 8 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.
Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - takes place on 27 June.
Summary of the Investigatory Powers Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17A Bill to make provision about the interception of communications, equipment interference and the acquisition and retention of communications data, bulk personal datasets and other information; to make provision about the treatment of material held as a result of such interception, equipment interference or acquisition or retention; to establish the Investigatory Powers Commissioner and other Judicial Commissioners and make provision about them and other oversight arrangements; to make further provision about investigatory powers and national security; to amend sections 3 and 5 of the Intelligence Services Act 1994; and for connected purposes.
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