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Justice and Security Act 2013

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Part 1Oversight of intelligence and security activities

Intelligence Services Act 1994 (c. 13)

1The following provisions of the Intelligence Services Act 1994 are repealed—

(a)section 10 (the Intelligence and Security Committee),

(b)section 11(1)(c) (the definition of “Minister of the Crown”), and

(c)Schedule 3 (further provision about the Intelligence and Security Committee).

Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)

2In section 63A of the Data Protection Act 1998 (application to Parliament)—

(a)in subsection (2), after “Commons,” insert “other than where they are determined by or on behalf of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament,”, and

(b)in subsection (3), after “Lords,” insert “other than where they are determined by or on behalf of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament,”.

Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c. 47)

3In section 69B(1)(a) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (disregarding notice of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission where it requires the disclosure of sensitive information)—

(a)for “paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Intelligence Services Act 1994 (c. 13)” substitute “paragraph 5 of Schedule 1 to the Justice and Security Act 2013”, and

(b)after “Committee” insert “of Parliament”.

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (c. 23)

4In section 60(1) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (duty to disclose documents and provide information to the Intelligence Services Commissioner) for “section 59” substitute “sections 59 and 59A”.

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

5(1)The Freedom of Information Act 2000 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 23 (information supplied by, or relating to, bodies dealing with security matters), in subsection (3), at the end insert—

(o)the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament.

(3)In Part 1 of Schedule 1 (Public Authorities; General)—

(a)in paragraph 2, after paragraph (d) insert—

(e)information held by the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament., and

(b)in paragraph 3, after paragraph (d) insert—

(e)information held by the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament.

Equality Act 2006 (c. 3)

6In paragraph 14(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to the Equality Act 2006 (disregarding notice of the Commission for Equality and Human Rights where it requires the disclosure of sensitive information)—

(a)for “paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 to the Intelligence Services Act 1994 (c. 13)” substitute “paragraph 5 of Schedule 1 to the Justice and Security Act 2013”, and

(b)after “Committee” insert “of Parliament”.

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