Decision details

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Policy Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



2.1       Cabinet noted the update on the outcome of the desktop Inspection carried out by the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office (IPCO) dated 16th August 2019.


2.2       Cabinet approved the updated RIPA Policy attached as Appendix 1; and


2.3       Cabinet delegated authority to the Borough Secretary and Monitoring Officer to


a)    Update the RIPA policy to include the name and contact details of new Authorising Officers after they have been appointed, and


b)    Make such future amendments to the Policy which are in the opinion of the Borough Secretary and Monitoring Officer minor and are necessary to reflect either legislative requirements, relevant guidance or current good practice.


Publication date: 16/10/2019

Date of decision: 16/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 16/10/2019 - Cabinet

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