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Joint Committee criticises Investigatory Powers Bill

Thursday 11 February 2016 | 16:56 CET | News
The UK's Joint Select Committee has published its report on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill. The Committee supports the intention behind the Bill, which is to bring together the various laws governing intrusive powers which already exist into one clear piece of legislation. However, it finds that there is a significant lack of clarity in certain areas. The Committee makes 86 detailed recommendations aimed at ensuring that the powers within the Bill are workable, can be clearly understood by those affected by them and have proper safeguards. The single biggest safeguard is a greater of

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