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Investigatory Powers Tribunal awards compensation to senior Met police officer

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Public Law, Media and Information Law, Police Law, Human Rights

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal has awarded compensation to a senior Metropolitan police officer following the MPS’ unlawful use of RIPA powers to obtain communications data in an internal investigation, resulting in a violation of the officer’s ECHR, art 8 rights.

To view the judgment, please see here.

Aaron Watkins was involved in the case.