Regulation of intelligence gathering

Regulation of intelligence gathering guidance:

FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) overhauls the legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance by public bodies. The provisions...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) overhauls the legal framework governing the use of acquisition and use of communications data by public bodies, a framework...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016. The IPA 2016 overhauls the existing legal framework governing the use of covert...

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Although the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) when brought into force in its entirety, will overhaul the existing legal framework governing the use of covert...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and it overhauls the legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance by...

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On 27 June 2018, sections 1, 3, 4, 17, 18 and 19 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA 2000), relating to the unlawful interception of communications...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and overhauls the existing legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance by public bodies, a framework which is largely, but...

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STOP PRESS: The Investigatory Powers Tribunal Rules 2018, SI 2018/1334 revoke the Investigatory Powers Tribunal Rules 2000, SI 2000/2665, and introduce procedural rules...

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Note: The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and when brought into force in its entirely, the IPA 2016 will overhaul the...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and overhauls the existing legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. For information on the scrutiny of intelligence gathering, see Practice Note: Scrutiny of intelligence...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 and overhauled the legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance by...

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA 2016) overhauls the legal framework governing the use of covert surveillance by public bodies, a framework which was largely, but...

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STOP PRESS: On 29 July 2019, the High Court published its decision in R (on the application of National Council for Civil Liberties (Liberty)) v Secretary of State for...

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