Met police obtained officer’s communications data unlawfully – compensation awarded
Andrew & Anor v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (IPT/390/16/CH & IPT/29/16/CH)
- Related Member(s):
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Media and Information Law, Human Rights, Police Law, Public Law
- Investigatory Powers Tribunal
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal held that the MPS’ obtaining of the complainants’ communications data, following alleged misconduct, breached ECHR, art 8 rights. The authorisations were quashed and the communications data was ordered to be deleted. Compensation was to be paid to the first complainant.
Aaron Watkins was involved in this case.
IPT/390/16/CH & IPT/29/16/CHhttps://www.matrixlaw.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Andrew-v-Commissioner-of-Police-of-the-Metropolis.pdf