Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill — disclosure of information by data controllers — 23 Apr 2008 at 17:47

moved Amendment No. 95:

After Clause 76, insert the following new Clause-
"Data protection: additional offences
(1) After section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29) insert-
"55A Data protection: additional offences
(1) A data controller must not-

(a) intentionally or recklessly disclose information contained in personal data to another person,(b) repeatedly and negligently allow information to be contained in personal data to be disclosed, or(c) intentionally or recklessly fail to comply with duties under section 4(4).

(2) Subsection (1)(a) does not apply if the data controller can show that the disclosure-

(a) was necessary for the purpose of preventing or detecting crime,(b) was required or authorised by or under any enactment, by any rule of law, or by the order of a court, or(c) was justified in the particular circumstances as being in the public interest.

(3) This section shall apply whether or not the data controller is-

(a) a relevant authority under section 29, or(b) exercising a relevant function under section 31.

(4) A data controller who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence."
(2) In section 63 of the Data Protection Act 1998, omit subsection (5)."

On Question, Whether the said amendment (No. 95) shall be agreed to?

Their Lordships divided: Contents, 134; Not-Contents, 130.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop1 17.7%
Con56 (+1 tell) 028.1%
Crossbench20 815.1%
DUP2 066.7%
Lab0 115 (+2 tell)53.4%
LDem52 (+1 tell) 067.1%
UUP0 1100.0%
Total:131 12536.3%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible lord who could have voted in this division

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Lord Bew Crossbenchno
Baroness Butler-Sloss Crossbenchno
Lord Elystan-Morgan Crossbenchno
Baroness Finlay of LlandaffCrossbenchno
Lord Joffe Crossbenchno
Baroness Meacher Crossbenchno
Lord Patel Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel of BradfordCrossbenchno
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Young of HornseyCrossbenchno

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