Journals Higher Education



15 September 2011

504 Pages

ISBN: 9780199289103

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Covert Policing

Law and Practice

Simon McKay

  • Provides a comprehensive guide to the Police Act 1997 and RIPA 2000, clearly broken down into separate chapters for each main aspect of the legislation
  • Clearly explains the interpretation of provisions as set out by the courts and identifies the key principles emanating from cases
  • Highlights the particular vulnerabilities and anomalies of surveillance and covert policing work to assist practitioners in developing and testing interpretative arguments
  • A comprehensive review of the law governing covert policing activities, undertaken by law enforcement and other public authorities
  • An essential resource for practitioners engaged in cases where covert policing issues are likely to arise, and of assistance to those working for the police and other public authorities authorized to carry out surveillance and other covert activities

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