Guidance

Section 18 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Attorney General guidelines for prosecutors applying section 18 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) in England and Wales.

Applies to England and Wales

These guidelines concern the approach to be taken by prosecutors in applying section 18 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) in England and Wales which deals with the interception of communications.

Attorney General’s Guidelines for Prosecutors: Schedule 3 of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (England and Wales)

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Published 11 December 2012
Last updated 21 April 2022 + show all updates
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