Over the weekend of the 17th and 18th August there was an issue with our email services, meaning that we did not receive any emails. If you contacted us via email over this weekend, you will need to re-send your email. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes you.
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)
We will not undertake any activity defined within the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 without prior, or emergency authorisation from a trained Head of Service, who is empowered to grant such consents.
The Solicitor to the Council has been appointed the RIPA Co-ordinator and, as such, has been given authority to appoint:
- Authorising Officers (for surveillance activities) and
- Designated Persons and Single Points of Contact (for the purposes of access to communications data)
under the Act