Decision details

Updating Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve updated Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act policies.


1.      That the updated, corporate RIPA Covert Investigation Policy and corporate RIPA Operating Procedure be approved.


2.      That the contents of the report and the steps taken to address comments made by the most recent inspection of the Council’s arrangements in respect to RIPA regulated matters be noted.

Report author: Dereck Francis

Publication date: 18/11/2021

Date of decision: 17/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/11/2021

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