The Bill seeks to amend the Interception of Communications Act, Chap. 15:08 ("the Act") to allow for the interception of communications from prisons and vehicles used to transport prisoners and communications to be recorded in a prison or a vehicle used to transport prisoners. The Bill seeks to provide for officers to apply for a warrant to obtain stored communication from a telecommunications service provider and to also obtain stored data and to disclose the stored communication and the stored data as specified under a warrant issued under section 8 of Act. The Bill also seeks to make further provision in relation to sensitive information and establishes the procedure for the disclosure of sensitive information and amends the provisions related to the information that has been intercepted to allow for the information to be admissible as evidence in any proceedings.
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|Bill No.:||Senate Bill 1 of 2020|
|Introduced in:||The Senate|
|Introduced by:||The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi [Attorney General]|
|Published in Gazette on:||11-Feb-2020, Vol. 59, No. 17|