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Justice and Security Act 2013

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Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (c. 23)

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11(1)Section 18 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (exclusion of intercepted communications etc. from legal proceedings: exceptions) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)at the end of paragraph (e), the word “or” is repealed, and

(b)after paragraph (f) insert , or

(g)any section 6 proceedings within the meaning given by section 14(1) of the Justice and Security Act 2013 (certain civil proceedings in which closed material applications may be made).

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)in the opening words, for “(f)” substitute “(g)”,

(b)in paragraph (a)—

(i)in sub-paragraph (i), after “appellant” insert “or (as the case may be) applicant”,

(ii)in sub-paragraph (ii), after “appellant” insert “or applicant”, and

(iii)at the end, the word “or” is repealed, and

(c)after paragraph (b) insert—

(c)in the case of proceedings falling within paragraph (g) where the only relevant person is the Secretary of State, to—

(i)a person, other than the Secretary of State, who is or was a party to the proceedings; or

(ii)any person who for the purposes of the proceedings (but otherwise than by virtue of appointment as a special advocate) represents a person falling within sub-paragraph (i); or

(d)in the case of proceedings falling within paragraph (g) where the Secretary of State is not the only relevant person or is not a relevant person but is a party to the proceedings, to—

(i)a person, other than the relevant person concerned or the Secretary of State, who is or was a party to the proceedings; or

(ii)any person who for the purposes of the proceedings (but otherwise than by virtue of appointment as a special advocate) represents a person falling within sub-paragraph (i).

(4)After subsection (2) insert—

(2A)In subsection (2)(c) and (d) “relevant person”, in relation to proceedings falling within subsection (1)(g), has the meaning given by section 14(1) of the Justice and Security Act 2013.

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