Impact assessment

Communications Data Bill - impact assessment and privacy impact assessment

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

On 14 June 2012 the government outlined vital powers to help catch criminals, save lives and protect children in the draft Communications Data…

Documents

Draft Communications Data Bill impact assessment (PDF file - 309kb)

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Draft Communications Data Bill privacy impact assessment (PDF file - 516kb)

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On 14 June 2012 the government outlined vital powers to help catch criminals, save lives and protect children in the draft Communications Data Bill. It is available on the parliament website. To accompany draft legislation we have undertaken an impact assessment and privacy impact assessment which can be viewed below.

Date: Thu Jun 14 11:32:37 BST 2012

This impact assessment summarises the intervention and options, and analysis and evidence of this communications data legislation.

The purpose of this PIA is to consider the privacy impact of the proposed legislation and to assess whether the capabilities implemented through this proposed legislation will be compliant with the data protection principles and the Data Protection Act 1998.