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Covert human intelligence sources: draft revised code of practice

This is a draft revised code of practice on the authorisation of the use of covert human intelligence sources.

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This document was withdrawn on 5 April 2016. Updated codes of practice are available.

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Covert human intelligence sources: draft revised code of practice

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This code of practice gives guidance on the authorisation of the use or conduct of covert human intelligence sources by public authorities under part II of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.

Published 21 January 2010