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Investigatory Powers Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Mrs Theresa May
Home Office
Earl Howe

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Next event

  • Committee stage: House of Lords Committee stage: House of Lords | 05.09.2016

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Lords HL Bill 40 (as introduced) (PDF, 1MB) 08.06.2016

Latest news on the Investigatory Powers Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17

Line by line examination of the Bill took place during the third day of committee stage on 19 July. Amendments discussed covered clauses 58, 59, 63, 67, 72, 77, 80, 88, 93, 95, 96, 105, 125, and 203 of the Bill.

Committee stage continues on 5 September when further amendments will be discussed.

 

Summary of the Investigatory Powers Bill 2015-16 to 2016-17

A 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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