FOI request (FOIR-480808876)
Request 7 - The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)
Requested Tue 24 January 2023
Responded Fri 27 January 2023
Part 7 of these unanswered points and data processing.
It is also notable and a question and data processing point that you can provide by supplying suitable documents to answer as to the trigger for RIPA. We understand that evidence of a criminal prosecution is required. How is it then that you can come to a decision in regard to using RIPA when there is no information when a criminal prosecution is tangible, or not, at the inception of surveillance being placed with proportionality?
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Part 7 is a question and falls outside the remit of the Act.
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