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This is the council’s policy and procedures document on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA)
It is based on the requirements of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 and the Home Office’s Code of Practices for Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS) and Accessing Communications data.
This document has been approved by elected members and is available from the Head of Safer Communities. It is subject to an annual review by the Head of Safer Communities and will be approved by elected members.