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Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 - updated corporate policy and protocol

The Cabinet is asked to endorse an updated Corporate Policy and Protocol on the use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) by council services. The proposed policy provides an updated framework to ensure that the authority continues to comply fully with the requirements of RIPA surrounding the acquisition of Communications Data in line with recent legislative changes. The proposed policy includes amendments which reflect the recommendations and observations made by the Inspector following the recent RIPA inspection.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2019

Decision due: 26 Nov 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Communities

Lead director: Head of Trading Standards

Contact: David Pickering Email: Tel: 01296 388779.


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