Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 March 2015

452 Pages


ISBN: 9780198725756

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A new practitioner law publication

Chapter 1

Covert Policing

Law and Practice

Second Edition

Simon McKay

  • Provides a step by step guide to RIPA 2000
  • Identifies key principles from case law and the interpretation of provisions as set out by the courts
  • Critically assesses the law to assist practitioners in developing and testing interpretative arguments
  • Examines oversight mechanisms which protect those subjected to invasions of privacy

New to this Edition:

  • Fully updated since the last edition in 2010 to include: the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012; Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 and secret hearings; liability of Covert Human Intelligence Sources; the Mark Kennedy case and Snowden revelations
  • New sections dealing with international investigations and social networking sites

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