Legal News & Articles

Further provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 in force

16 September 2019

The Data Protection Act 2018 (Commencement No 2) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/1188) bring into force the following provisions of Part 4 of the Data Protection Act 2018, which place obligations on controllers and processors who carry out intelligence services processing.

Legal Article: Seizing and Examining Mobile Phones

27 August 2019

In this article, PNLD Legal Adviser, Ruth Hartley, answers questions regularly posed by officers, clarifying the extent of and restrictions to the powers available for the seizure and subsequent examination of mobile phones.

Counter-terror chief says policing alone cannot beat extremism

06 August 2019

Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer has said the police and security services are no longer enough to win the fight against violent extremism, and the UK must instead improve community cohesion, social mobility and education.