Bill entitled an Act to give effect to Directive No. 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications networks and amending Directive 2002/58/EC, to provide for the retention of and access to certain data for the purposes of the prevention of serious offences, the safeguarding of the security of the State and the saving of human life, to repeal Part 7 of the Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005, to amend the Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages (Regulation) Act 1993 and to provide for related matters.
Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Deputy Dermot Ahern):
I move: “That Second Stage be taken now.”
Question put and agreed to.