Policy paper

Protection of Freedoms Bill: useful documents

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

The documents available below relate to the Protection of Freedoms Bill, which was introduced into the House of Commons on 11 February 2011.…

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Delegated powers - memorandum by the Home Office (PDF file - 369kb)

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DNA and fingerprints - equality impact assessment (PDF file - 53kb)

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DNA and fingerprints - impact assessment (PDF file - 84kb)

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DNA retention policy: results of analysis relating to the protections of the 'Scottish model' (PDF file - 338kb)

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European Comvention on Human Rights - supplementary memorandum (PDF file - 1mb - Warning: large file)

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European Convention on Human Rights memorandum by the Home Office (PDF file - 170kb)

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Extending the coverage of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 - impact assessment (PDF file - 1mb - Warning: large file)

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Fact sheet: Protection of Freedoms Bill (PDF file - 24kb)

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Fact sheet: Part 1 regulation of biometric data (PDF file - 151kb)

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Fact sheet: Part 2 regulation of surveillance (PDF file - 116kb)

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Fact sheet: Part 3 protection of property from disproportionate enforcement action (PDF file - 55kb)

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Fact sheet: Part 4 counter-terrorism powers (PDF file - 108kb)

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Fact sheet: Part 5 safeguarding of vulnerable groups, criminal records, etc (PDF file - 124kb)

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Fact sheet: Part 6 freedom of information and data protection (PDF file - 146kb)

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Fact sheet: Part 7 miscellaneous and general (PDF file - 28kb)

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Impact assessment: proposal to introduce keeper liability for parking charges on private land (PDF file - 524kb)

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Impact assessment: terrorism stop and search powers (PDF file - 102kb)

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Privacy impact assessment report re decriminalised convictions for gay sexual offences (PDF file - 23kb)

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Proposed changes to the vetting and barring scheme and criminal records regime (PDF file - 764kb)

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Protection of Freedoms Bill - impact assessment (PDF file - 443kb)

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Providing a 'right to datasets' - impact assessment (PDF file - 75kb)

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Public reading stage comments on the Protection of Freedoms Bill (Microsoft Word file - 2mb - Warning: large file)

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Protections of Freedom Bill public stage report (PDF file - 75kb)

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Reform of vehicle immobilsation (PDF file - 432kb)

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Removal of decriminalised offences for consensual gay sex from the Police National Computer - equality impact assessment (PDF file - 43kb)

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Requirement for schools to seek written parental consent before processing children's biometric data (PDF file - 484kb)

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Review of the stop and search powers - equality impact assessment (PDF file - 78kb)

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RIPA and local authorities - impact assessment (PDF file - 73kb)

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The documents available below relate to the Protection of Freedoms Bill, which was introduced into the House of Commons on 11 February 2011.

The Protection of Freedoms Act came into force on 1 May 2012.

Other documents

Date: Fri Feb 11 10:30:35 GMT 2011

This memorandum identifies the provisions of the Protection of Freedoms Bill which confer powers to make delegated legislation, and explains in each case why the power has been taken and the nature of, and reason for, the procedure selected.

This equality impact assessment covers the framework for the retention and destruction of DNA and fingerprints on the National DNA database.

This impact assessment covers the issue of the retention of fingerprints and DNA by the police.

This paper presents the results of the analysis on the protections provided by the Scottish policy on DNA retention.

European Comvention on Human Rights - supplementary memorandum

This memorandum addresses issues arising under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in relation to the Protection of Freedoms Bill.

This impact assessment covers the issue of section 6 of the FOI Act, which brings within scope of the act companies wholly owned by the crown or a public authority.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of the bill as a whole.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of Part 1 of the bill.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of Part 2 of the bill.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of Part 3 of the bill.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of Part 4 of the bill.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of Part 5 of the bill.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of Part 6 of the bill.

This document provides a quick, factual guide to the contents of Part 7 of the bill.

Impact assessment: proposal to introduce keeper liability for parking charges on private land

This impact assessment is about terrorism stop and search powers.

Privacy impact assessment about decriminalised convictions for gay sexual offences.

This impact assessment explians the proposed changes to the vetting and barring scheme and criminal records regime.

This Freedoms Bill was introduced under the coalition’s ‘Programme for Government’; it sets out the need to restore the rights of individuals in the face of encroaching state power, in keeping with Britain’s tradition of freedom and fairness.

The coalition’s ‘Programme for Government’ promised a new right to data so that government-held datasets can be requested and used by the public and then published on a regular basis and to ensure that all data published by public bodies is published in an open and standardised format.

This is annex B of the comments at the public reading stage of the Protection of Freedoms Bill

This is the Protections of Freedom Bill public stage report

The policy objective is to prevent poor business practices by private parking enforcement companies on private land.

This equality impact assessment covers the policy aim to remove decriminalised offences for consensual gay sex with those aged 16 and over from the Police National Computer.

This impact assessment is about the requirement for parental consent before the processing of biometric information in schools.

This equality impact assessment covers the policy objectives to ensure that the terrorism stop and search powers were necessary, proportionate and effective.misuse of the power.

This impact assessment covers the policy objective to address criticism of local authority use of sensitive covert techniques in cases of a trivial nature, such as low-level littering, cases of dog fouling, and confirming an individual resides within a school catchment area.