Legal News & Articles

Legal Article: Post Incident Procedure (PIP) Process

27 September 2019

In 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.

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.