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Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Meeting: 23/07/2020 - Audit and Governance Committee (Item 54)

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(Report of the Assistant Director Partnerships)

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The Assistant Director Partnerships presented her report which was to consider updates to the Council’s Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2020 Policy, receive update on any activity to 30 June 2020 and move to annual reports on the usage of those powers. The Committee debated the report and in particular the usage of such powers in relation to fly tipping.



           That Committee;



·         Approved annual reporting of the use of RIPA powers (as outlined in IPCO guidance) and review the RIPA policy during the first meeting of the Committee in each financial year,



·         Endorsed updates to the Council’s RIPA Policy to include Social Media Policy,



·         Endorsed the RIPA monitoring report for the quarter to 30 June 2020.



(Moved by Councillor J Faulkner and seconded by Councillor M Bailey)