Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill [HL] - Report

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:20 pm on 22nd October 2018.

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Moved by Lord Rosser

1: Clause 1, page 1, line 19, at end insert—“(4A) The Secretary of State may not make regulations designating an international agreement under section 52 of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (interception in accordance with overseas requests) where that agreement provides for requests to be made by the competent authorities of a country or territory, or of more than one country or territory, in which a person found guilty of a criminal offence may be sentenced to death for the offence under the general criminal law of the country or territory concerned.(4B) Subsection 4A does not apply if the country or territory has, within the international agreement, given assurances that the death penalty will not be imposed in any case in which or in whose preparation electronic data obtained under this Act has been used.”