We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following information with regards to the Gatsometer BV Type 24 Radar:
- From what date did this method (attended actively operated in approaching mode) become authorised/approved for use by UK Police Forces?
- Was this approval retrospective, i.e. prior to this date would a Gatsometer set up in this way have been used outside “type approval”?
- Has the Gatsometer BV Type 24 speed measuring device been type approved for use in attendant automatically operated mode?
- If so when did the approval occur and was it retrospective?
We released the following information on 12 October 2005 :