Clause 15 - Requirement to consider retrospective validation without application

Part of National Security and Investment Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 3rd December 2020.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) 2:30 pm, 3rd December 2020

I want to explain myself better. The question is not about what the Secretary of State can do, because I clearly understand that he cannot act on what he is not aware of. The fact of the transaction being deemed legally void for a period, which it will have been, may have some legal implications for the owners or the customers or whoever.