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Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Amendment) Order 2015 (SI 2015/228)

Published On: 12 February 2015

On 12 February 2015 the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Amendment) Order 2015 (SI 2015/228) came into force.

Its amendments add an additional purpose of allowing the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority to access communications data for the purpose of financial services enforcement of regulations (non-criminal) under RIPA. The amendments remove from 13 public authorities their powers of access to communications data under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. The authorities removed include the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills the Environment Agency and the Charity Commission.

To view the amendment Order, please click here.

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