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Clause 19

Part of Counter-Terrorism Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 5:45 pm on 29th April 2008.

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Photo of Tony McNulty Tony McNulty Minister of State (Security, Counter-terrorism, Crime and Policing), Home Office 5:45 pm, 29th April 2008

Not in terms of core functions. Otherwise provision would not be included at subsections (3)(c), (4)(d) and (5)(b), as appropriate. Yes. That is another way of saying what I said, but not in the form suggested.

Seriously, there is nothing nefarious or sinister in the clause. It is purely about creating the legal architecture to secure the appropriate information gateway for information to be shared between the agencies and other law enforcement bodies.