Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To set out the obligations on the Council with respect to the Regulation of Investigatory
Powers Act 2000. (RIPA)
i. the updated policy as set out at Appendix A of the Executive Director:Deliverys report be approved.
ii. Members are briefed on the content, purpose and application of the
iii. the post-holders identified in the Policy be designated as ‘Authorising
Officers’ as set out.
The Council is required by the statutory codes of practice issued under the Regulation of investigatory Powers Act 2002 to have an approved policy for the control and application of RIPA provision across the functions of the Council.
The only alternative is not to take adopt the updated Policy.
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Financial Impact: As set out in the report
Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No
Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Damian James, Assistant Director: Contract Services Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 355157.
Report author: Damian James
Publication date: 26/01/2021
Date of decision: 26/01/2021
Decided at meeting: 26/01/2021 - Executive
Effective from: 03/02/2021