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Clause 20 — Reviews of operation of Act

Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:00 pm on 5th September 2011.

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Amendments made: 12, page 12, line 12, leave out from beginning to ‘before’ in line 13 and insert

‘On receiving a report under subsection (4), the Secretary of State must lay a copy of it’.

Amendment 13, page 12, line 17, at end insert—

‘(7) Subject to subsection (8), this section does not require a review to be carried out in relation to any time which falls after the Secretary of State’s TPIM powers have expired or been repealed under section (Expiry and repeal of TPIM powers), except for the period of 28 days referred to in section (Expiry and repeal of TPIM powers: supplementary provision)(2).

(8) If the Secretary of State’s TPIM powers are revived under section (Expiry and repeal of TPIM powers), the independent reviewer must carry out a review of the operation of this Act in respect of—

(a) the period which—

(i) begins when the revival takes effect, and

(ii) ends with the end of the calendar year in which the revival takes effect; and

(b) each subsequent calendar year.

(9) In such a case, this section and the other provisions of this Act apply as if references to a review under subsection (2) were references to a review under subsection (8).’.—(James Brokenshire.)