Exemptions etc from the GDPR

Data Protection Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 9th May 2018.

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Amendment proposed: 15, page 141, line 17, leave out paragraph 4.—(Tom Watson.)

The House divided:

Ayes 282, Noes 310.

Division number 155

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Aye

No

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendments made: 141, page 141, line 39, leave out from “(vi)” to end of line 44.

Paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 2 lists provisions of the GDPR which do not apply to the extent that their application would be likely to prejudice certain matters relating to immigration. This amendment removes Articles 5(1)(a) and (b) from the list (except so far as they correspond to rights and obligations provided for in provisions mentioned in paragraph 4(2)(i) to (vi), see paragraph 4(2)(vii)).

Amendment 142, page 141, line 48, at end insert—

“and, subject to sub-paragraph (2)(vii) of this paragraph, the provisions of Article 5 listed in paragraph 1(b).)”

This amendment is consequential on Amendment 141.

Amendment 139, page 152, line 27, at end insert “, or

(b) information in respect of which a duty of confidentiality is owed by a professional legal adviser to a client of the adviser.” .—(Margot James.)

This amendment extends the legal professional privilege exemption in Part 4 of Schedule 2 to include information in respect of which a duty of confidentiality is owed by a professional legal adviser to a client of the adviser. See also Amendment 140.

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