Investigatory Powers Act 2016
- Type of Bill:
- Government Bill
- Amber Rudd
- Earl Howe
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent (Hansard) 29 November, 2016 | 29.11.2016
- Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings) 29 November, 2016 | 29.11.2016
Act of Parliament
|Investigatory Powers Act 2016 c.25||29.11.2016|
Latest news on the Investigatory Powers Act 2016
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 29 November.
The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
Summary of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016A 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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