Protection of journalistic material, PACE and RIPA guidance to Metropolitan Police officers

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4243
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Does the Metropolitan Police Service have policy or guidance for officers and designated persons on how to decide whether it is appropriate to use PACE legislation or RIPA in relation to journalist's communications, journalistic sources and/or journalistic material? If so, please provide a copy of the policy or guidance.

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