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Investigatory Powers Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:30 pm on 19th July 2016.

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Photo of Lord Beith Lord Beith Liberal Democrat 6:30 pm, 19th July 2016

An innocent citizen could be the subject of training or testing equipment interference under paragraphs (d) or (e). Are these not legitimate questions to ask on behalf of such a citizen? If it is established that there was a risk, albeit a relatively small one, who will make the judgment that it is reasonable to expose the person, his equipment and his privacy to that risk?