Power to grant authorisations

Part of Investigatory Powers Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:45 pm on 7th June 2016.

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Amendment proposed: 320, page 42, leave out lines 14 and 15 and insert

“Subsection (2) applies if a designated senior officer of a relevant public authority considers—

(a) that a Judicial Commissioner may, on an application made by a designated senior officer at a relevant public authority, issue a communications data access authorisation where the Judicial Commissioner considers—”.—(Gavin Newlands.)

See amendment 327.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 68, Noes 285.