B. vs. Security Service

IPT/03/01

The ruling refers to an oral hearing held by the Tribunal on two preliminary issues of law, with regards to alleged conduct by the Security Service which is alleged to have been incompatible with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The Complainant was a Member of Parliament, who believed that the Security Service held files on him containing personal data relating to his activities with ecological groups some time in the past. The Tribunal ruled on whether or not the NCND principle was valid if personal data were or were not held by the public authority

Judgment dated : 31 Mar 04

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