Digital Economy Bill: Human Rights Assessment

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Dear Department for Culture, Media and Sport,

with reference to any explanatory notes and prepration for the Bill, prepared by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport I would like to request a copy of the written assessment made by Lord Mandelson that led to the statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

"In my view the provisions of the Digital Economy Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention rights."

https://www.publications.parliament.uk/p...

Thank you for your consideration.
Sincerely,

Jen Persson

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Dear Ms Persson,

Thank you for your information request of 13 March. You asked:

With reference to any explanatory notes and preparation for the Bill,
prepared by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the
Department for Culture, Media and Sport I would like to request a copy of
the written assessment made by Lord Mandelson that led to the statement
under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

"In my view the provisions of the Digital Economy Bill [HL] are compatible
with the Convention rights."

[1]https://www.publications.parliament.uk/p...

 

I have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(the Act).  I can confirm that the Department does not hold any
information within the scope of your request. However, the memorandum
setting out the reasons why the Departments consider that the Bill is
compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights can be accessed
via the JCHR website at:
[2]https://www.publications.parliament.uk/p...

 

 

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team

 

Department for Culture, Media & Sport

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London SW1A 2BQ

 

Tel: 020 7211 6395

[3]www.gov.uk/dcms

 

 

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Dear FOI Mailbox,
Thank you for the reply and signposting to the jchr website, which was helpful.

Sincerely,
Jen Persson

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