Service of warrants outside the United Kingdom

Investigatory Powers Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:25 pm on 7th June 2016.

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Amendments made: 44, page 116, line 9, leave out

“on a person outside the United Kingdom”.

This amendment is consequential on amendment 45.

Amendment 45, page 116, line 9, at end insert—

“( ) A copy of the warrant must be served in such a way as to bring the contents of the warrant to the attention of the person who the implementing authority considers may be able to provide assistance in relation to it.”

The amendment makes it clear that, where a person is required under clause 147 to provide assistance in relation to a warrant, a copy of the warrant must be served in such a way that the person is aware of the contents of the warrant and so can provide that assistance.

Amendment 46, page 116, line 10, leave out “the person” and insert “a person outside the United Kingdom”.

This amendment is consequential on amendment 45.

Amendment 47, page 116, line 23, after “person” insert “outside the United Kingdom”.—(Mr John Hayes.)

This amendment is consequential on amendment 45.

Clause 156