Covert surveillance and property interference: code of practice

Code of practice issued under section 24 of RIP(S)A which replaces the previous code which came into force in February 2015.

Annex A: Directed surveillance authorisation level when knowledge of confidential information is likely to be acquired

Relevant Public Authority Authorisation level
The Police Service of Scotland Chief Constable [51]
The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner Commissioner
The Scottish Administration
Marine Scotland Head of Compliance
Accountant in Bankruptcy Accountant in Bankruptcy
Scottish Prison Service Chief Executive or Director
Contracted out prisons Chief Executive or Director
Transport Scotland Chief Executive
Food Standards Scotland Chief Executive
A council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994 Chief Executive
The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service Director of Practitioner and Counter Fraud Services
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency Chief Executive


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