Acts

Statutory Instruments

England and Wales and Northern Ireland

1998

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

  • Statutory Instrument 2005 No 1084  – The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) (Amendment) Order 2005

2006

2007

2010

Scotland

2000

2001

2002

2009

2010

 

RIPA Codes of Practice

RIP(S)A Codes of Practice

  • RIP(S)A Scottish Codes of Practice can be found here.

 

RIPO – related Codes, Rules and Orders

 

28/12 – Code of Practice on Covert Surveillance and Property Interference

29/12 – Code of Practice on Covert Human Intelligence Sources

30/12 – Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Codes of Practice) Order 2012

31/12 – Investigatory Powers Tribunal Rules 2012

32/12 – Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Commencement) Order 2012

 

 

RIPA/RIP(S)A Forms

 

These are the forms recommended by the Home Office and Scottish Office. They may have been amended by your public authority or form part of a bespoke electronic system for their completion. Before using these forms, please check with your authority’s RIPA/RIP(S)A/RIPO advisor.

 

England and Wales

  • Find the forms here.

Scotland

  • Find the forms here.

The Chief Surveillance Commissioner has provided an amended version of the cancellation form for directed surveillance (tailored to RIPA) which includes specific questions about the product of any surveillance undertaken and its onward management. This is the OSC’s preferred version. Find it here.