04 October 2019Home Secretary Priti Patel last night (Thursday 3 October) signed an historic agreement that will enable British law enforcement agencies to directly demand electronic data relating to terrorists, child sexual abusers and other serious criminals from US tech firms.
Legal News & Articles
10 October 2019The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 is now in force. This Act addresses the constraints of existing domestic court orders and the limits of Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) in being able to compel the production of electronic data from another jurisdiction quickly.
27 September 2019In this article, PNLD Legal Adviser, Shelley Gregory, provides a brief overview of post incident procedures (the PIP process). Please note that this may vary slightly from force to force and each force should have their own policies in place to provide local guidance.
19 September 2019The Head of Counter Terrorism Policing has called upon the public to help tackle right wing extremism by seeking help for those vulnerable to radicalisation. The appeal comes after Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu warned about the significant growth of Right Wing Terrorism in the UK.
16 September 2019The 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.
12 September 2019A report by the NSPCC shows that 34% of sexual grooming offences involve Instagram, more than any other online platform. The number of grooming cases has increased by 36% since last year.