IPT Decision on Body-Worn Surveillance

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IPT Decision on Body-Worn Surveillance

Published on 19th July 2018
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On 5 February 2019, the IPT issued its first decision after the new rules which govern the Tribunal under section 242 of the Investigatory Powers Act which came into force on 31 December 2018.

The case of AB v Hampshire Constabulary relates to whether the use of body worn cameras can amount to surveillance as defined by legislation. In this final decision of a preliminary issue the Tribunal concluded that in this case video recording was capable of amounting to “surveillance” under Part II of RIPA (2000).

Judgment dated : 5 Feb 19

Download supporting full judgment documentation below

AB v Hampshire Constabulary, first decision under new IPT rules - IPT/17/191/CH

On 5 February 2019, the IPT issued its first decision after the new rules which govern the Tribunal under section 242 of the Investigatory Powers Act which came into force on 31 December 2018.The case of AB v Hampshire Constabulary relates to whether the use of body worn cameras can amount to surveillance as defined by legislation.

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Joseph-de-Saram

Joseph S R de Saram CISSP FBCS MIEEE MIScT MINCOSE MACS Snr CP

Information Security Architect / Intelligence Analyst / Computer Scientist / Human Rights Activist / COMSEC / SIGINT / TSCM
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