The Chief Surveillance Commissioner reports annually to the Prime Minister and to Scottish Ministers on the matters for which he is responsible under Part III of the Police Act 1997, Parts II and III of RIPA, and under RIP(S)A.

 

These reports are presented to Parliament and laid before the Scottish Parliament and are public documents available for purchase from the Stationery Office or the Parliamentary Shop.

 

From 2013-14, he will also report annually to the Administrator of the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia in relation to his oversight of matters under The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Ordinance 2012 (RIPO).

 

You can view the reports dating back to 2003/04 here. The reports are in PDF format. Click here to download a free copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

OSC Annual Report 2003-04

OSC Annual Report 2004-05

OSC Annual Report 2005-06

OSC Annual Report 2006-07

OSC Annual Report 2007-08

OSC Annual Report 2008-09

OSC Annual Report 2009-10

OSC Annual Report 2010-11

OSC Annual Report 2011-12

OSC Annual Report 2012-13

OSC Annual Report 2013-2014 

OSC Annual Report 2014-15

OSC Annual Report 2015 – 2016

Earlier reports are available from the above stockists.