David Moran & Others and Police Scotland
IPT/15/602/CH, IPT/15/603 CH, IPT/15/613/CH, IPT/16/263/CH, IPT/16/264/CH, IPT/16/387/CH
Six Complainants, an ex-police officer, now a journalist, and his wife, an ex-police officer and his wife, and two serving police officers, brought proceedings before this Tribunal against Police Scotland. These complaints arose out of the obtaining by Police Scotland of four relevant authorisations under Part 1 Chapter 2 (Acquisition and Disclosure of Communications Data) (ss 21-25) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA). As part of these proceedings Police Scotland conceded that these authorisations had been unlawfully obtained.
Judgment dated : 8 Aug 16