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Investigatory Powers Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 6:45 pm on 19th July 2016.

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Moved by Earl Howe

163: Clause 97, page 74, line 21, at end insert—“( ) The fact that the information which would be obtained under a warrant relates to the activities in the British Islands of a trade union is not, of itself, sufficient to establish that the warrant is necessary as mentioned in subsection (1)(b) or (2)(b).”

Amendment 163 agreed.

Clause 97, as amended, agreed.

Clause 98: Power to issue warrants to the Chief of Defence Intelligence

Amendment 164 not moved.