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Investigatory Powers Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:45 pm on 19th July 2016.

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Photo of Lord Paddick Lord Paddick Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 3:45 pm, 19th July 2016

I would just add that we do not disagree that a public authority may be so small that there is no independent senior officer who can grant the authority; the problem is whether that situation would amount to an exceptional circumstance. However, I would be very happy to discuss that situation with the noble Earl between now and Report.

Amendment 124 agreed.

Amendment 125 had been withdrawn from the Marshalled List.

Amendment 126 not moved.