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Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1. Conduct to which this Act applies

  3. Surveillance Commissioners

    1. 2. Surveillance Commissioners

    2. 3. Assistant Surveillance Commissioners

    3. 4. Delegation of Commissioner’s functions

  4. Authorisation of surveillance and human intelligence sources

    1. 5. Lawful surveillance etc.

    2. 6. Authorisation of directed surveillance

    3. 7. Authorisation of covert human intelligence sources

    4. 8. Persons entitled to grant authorisations under sections 6 and 7

    5. 9.Special provision for the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency

    6. 10. Authorisation of intrusive surveillance

    7. 10A.Authorisation of surveillance: joint surveillance operations

    8. 11. Rules for grant of authorisations

    9. 12. Grant of authorisations in cases of urgency

    10. 12ZA.Grant of authorisation in cases of urgency: Police Investigations and Review Commissioner

    11. 12A.Grant of authorisations in cases of urgency: Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency

    12. 13. Notification of authorisations for intrusive surveillance

    13. 14. Approval required for authorisations to take effect

    14. 15. Quashing of authorisations etc.

    15. 16. Appeals against decisions by Surveillance Commissioners

    16. 17. Appeals to the Chief Surveillance Commissioner: supplementary

    17. 18. Information to be provided to Surveillance Commissioners

  5. Grant, renewal and duration of authorisations

    1. 19. General rules about grant, renewal and duration

    2. 20. Cancellation of authorisations

  6. Chief Surveillance Commissioner

    1. 21. Functions of Chief Surveillance Commissioner

    2. 22. Co-operation with and reports by Commissioner

  7. Complaints by aggrieved persons

    1. 23. Complaints to the Tribunal

  8. Codes of practice

    1. 24. Issue and revision of codes of practice

    2. 25. Interim codes of practice

    3. 26. Effect of codes of practice

  9. Supplementary provisions

    1. 27. Power to extend or modify authorisation provisions

    2. 28. Orders and regulations

    3. 29. Financial provision

    4. 30. General saving for lawful conduct

    5. 31. Interpretation

    6. 32. Short title and commencement

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