[114A Power to apply Act to officers of the Secretary of State etc]
[114A Power to apply Act to officers of the Secretary of State etc]

[(1)     The Secretary of State may by order direct that—

(a)     the provisions of Schedule 1 to this Act so far as they relate to special procedure material, and

(b)     the other provisions of this Act so far as they relate to the provisions falling within paragraph (a) above,

shall apply, with such modifications as may be specified in the order, for the purposes of investigations falling within subsection (2) as they apply for the purposes of investigations of offences conducted by police officers

(2)     An investigation falls within this subsection if—

(a)     it is conducted by an officer of the department of [the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy] or by another person acting on that Secretary of State's behalf;