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Investigatory Powers Act 2016

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Part 1Table of authorities and officers etc.

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(1)(2)(3)(4)
Relevant public authorityDSO: minimum office, rank or positionType of communications data that may be obtained by DSOParagraphs of section 61(7) specified for DSO
Police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996InspectorEntity data(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
SuperintendentAll(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
Metropolitan police forceInspectorEntity data(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
SuperintendentAll(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
City of London police forceInspectorEntity data(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
SuperintendentAll(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
Police Service of ScotlandInspectorEntity data(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
SuperintendentAll(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
Police Service of Northern IrelandInspectorEntity data(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
SuperintendentAll(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
British Transport Police ForceInspectorEntity data(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
SuperintendentAll(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (i)
Ministry of Defence PoliceInspector Entity data(a), (b), (c) and (g)
Superintendent All(a), (b), (c) and (g)
Royal Navy PoliceLieutenant Commander Entity data(a), (b), (c) and (g)
CommanderAll(a), (b), (c) and (g)
Royal Military PoliceMajorEntity data(a), (b), (c) and (g)
Lieutenant ColonelAll(a), (b), (c) and (g)
Royal Air Force PoliceSquadron LeaderEntity data(a), (b), (c) and (g)
Wing CommanderAll(a), (b), (c) and (g)
Security ServiceGeneral Duties 4 or any other level 4 officerEntity data(a), (b) and (c)
General Duties 3 or any other level 3 officerAll(a), (b) and (c)
Secret Intelligence ServiceGrade 6All(a), (b) and (c)
GCHQGC8All(a), (b) and (c)
Ministry of DefenceMember of the Senior Civil Service or equivalentAll(a)
Grade 7 in the Fraud Defence UnitAll(b)
Department of HealthGrade 7 in the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory AgencyAll(b), (d) and (e)
Grade 7 in the Anti-Fraud UnitAll(b)
Home OfficeImmigration inspector or equivalent with responsibility for investigations or other functions relating to immigration and border securityAll(b)
Immigration inspector or equivalent with responsibility for anti-corruption in relation to investigations or other functions relating to immigration and border securityAll(b)
Immigration inspector or equivalent with responsibility for asylum fraud investigationsAll(b)
Immigration inspector or equivalent with responsibility for security and intelligence in the immigration detention estate All(b), (d) and (i)
Ministry of JusticeManager in the security group of the National Offender Management Service responsible for intelligenceEntity data(b) and (d)
Senior manager in the security group of the National Offender Management Service responsible for intelligenceAll(b) and (d)
National Crime AgencyGrade 3Entity data(b), (g) and (i)
Grade 2All(b), (g) and (i)
Her Majesty’s Revenue and CustomsHigher officerEntity data(b) and (f)
Senior officerAll(b) and (f)
Department for TransportEnforcement Officer in Maritime and Coastguard AgencyEntity data(b) and (d)
Head of Enforcement in Maritime and Coastguard AgencyAll(b) and (d)
Maritime Operations Commander (grade 7) in the Maritime and Coastguard AgencyAll(g)
Principal Inspector in the Air Accident Investigation Branch, the Marine Accident Investigation Branch or the Rail Accident Investigation BranchAll(d)
Department for Work and PensionsSenior Executive Officer in Fraud and Error ServicesAll(b)
Senior Executive Officer in the Child Maintenance Group Central Legal ServicesAll(b)
An ambulance trust in EnglandDuty Manager of Ambulance Trust Control RoomsAll(g)
Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health ServiceHead of Counter Fraud ServicesAll(b)
Competition and Markets AuthorityMember of the Senior Civil Service with responsibility for cartels or criminal enforcementAll(b)
Criminal Cases Review CommissionInvestigations AdviserAll(h)
Department for Communities in Northern IrelandDeputy PrincipalAll(b)
Department for the Economy in Northern IrelandDeputy chief inspector in trading standards servicesAll(b)
Department of Justice in Northern IrelandGovernor 4 in the Northern Ireland Prison ServiceAll(b), (d) and (i)
Financial Conduct AuthorityHead of department in the Enforcement and Market Oversight DivisionAll(b) and (j)
A fire and rescue authority under the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004Watch Manager (Control)All(g)
Food Standards AgencyGrade 6All(b)
Food Standards ScotlandHead of the Scottish Food Crime and Incidents UnitAll(b)
Gambling CommissionSenior managerAll(b)
Gangmasters and Labour Abuse AuthorityHead of operationsAll(b)
Health and Safety ExecutiveBand 1 inspectorAll(b), (d) and (e)
Independent Police Complaints CommissionDeputy Chair or DirectorAll(b) and (i)
Information CommissionerGroup ManagerEntity data(b)
Head of enforcement or an equivalent gradeAll(b)
National Health Service Business Services AuthoritySenior manager (of pay band 8b) in the Counter Fraud and Security Management Services DivisionAll(b)
Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Health and Social Care TrustWatch Manager (Control)All(g)
Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service BoardWatch Manager (Control)All(g)
Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Regional Business Services OrganisationAssistant Director Counter Fraud and Probity ServicesAll(b)
Office of CommunicationsSenior associateAll(b)
Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern IrelandSenior investigating officerAll(b)
Police Investigations and Review CommissionerCommissioner or Director of OperationsAll(b) and (i)
Scottish Ambulance Service BoardWatch Manager (Control)All(g)
Scottish Criminal Cases Review CommissionInvestigations AdviserAll(h)
Serious Fraud OfficeGrade 6All(b)
Welsh Ambulance Services National Health Service TrustWatch Manager (Control)All(g)

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