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Publication - Guidance

Covert human intelligence sources: code of practice

Published: 20 Dec 2017
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781788515306

Code of practice in relation to covert human intelligence sources issued under section 24 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000.

44 page PDF

387.2 kB

44 page PDF

387.2 kB

Contents
Covert human intelligence sources: code of practice
Annex A

44 page PDF

387.2 kB

Annex A

Covert Human Intelligence Sources Code of Practice

Authorisation levels when knowledge of confidential information is likely to be acquired or when a vulnerable individual or juvenile is to be used as a source

Relevant Public Authority

Authorisation level for when knowledge of confidential information is likely to be acquired

Authorisation level for when a vulnerable individual or a juvenile is to be used as a source

The Police Service of Scotland

Chief Constable [21]

Assistant Chief Constable

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner

Commissioner

Commissioner

The Scottish Administration

Marine Scotland

Head of Compliance

Accountant in Bankruptcy

Accountant in Bankruptcy

Scottish Prison Service

Chief Executive or Director

Chief Executive or Director

Contracted out prisons

Chief Executive or Director

Chief Executive or Director

Transport Scotland

Chief Executive

Food Standards Scotland

Chief Executive

Chief Executive

A council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994

Chief Executive

Chief Executive

The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service

Director of Practitioner and Counter Fraud Services

Director of Practitioner and Counter Fraud Services

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Chief Executive


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