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Investigatory Powers Act 2016

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Law enforcement chiefsAppropriate delegatesAppropriate law enforcement officers
The Chief Constable of a police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996.The person who is the appropriate deputy chief constable for the purposes of section 12A(1) of the Police Act 1996.A member of the police force, a member of a collaborative force or a National Crime Agency officer who is included in a collaboration agreement with the police force.
The person holding the rank of assistant chief constable designated to act under section 12A(2) of that Act.
If it is not reasonably practicable for either of those persons to act, any other person holding the rank of assistant chief constable in the force.
The Commissioner, or an Assistant Commissioner, of the metropolitan police force.A person holding the rank of commander in the metropolitan police force.A member of the metropolitan police force, a member of a collaborative force or a National Crime Agency officer who is included in a collaboration agreement with the metropolitan police force.
The Commissioner of Police for the City of London.The person authorised to act under section 25 of the City of London Police Act 1839 or, if it is not reasonably practicable for that person to act, a person holding the rank of commander in the City of London police force.A member of the City of London police force, a member of a collaborative force or a National Crime Agency officer who is included in a collaboration agreement with the City of London police force.
The chief constable of the Police Service of Scotland. Any deputy chief constable or assistant chief constable of the Police Service of Scotland who is designated for the purpose by the chief constable.A constable of the Police Service of Scotland.
The Chief Constable or a Deputy Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.A person holding the rank of assistant chief constable in the Police Service of Northern Ireland.A member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
The Director General of the National Crime Agency. A senior National Crime Agency Officer designated for the purpose by the Director General of the National Crime Agency.A National Crime Agency officer or a member of a collaborative police force.
The Chief Constable of the British Transport Police Force.A person holding the rank of deputy or assistant chief constable in the British Transport Police Force.A member of the British Transport Police Force.
The Chief Constable of the Ministry of Defence Police.A person holding the rank of deputy chief constable or assistant chief constable in the Ministry of Defence Police.A member of the Ministry of Defence Police.
The Provost Marshal of the Royal Navy Police.A person holding the position of deputy Provost Marshal in the Royal Navy Police.A member of the Royal Navy Police.
The Provost Marshal of the Royal Military Police. A person holding the position of deputy Provost Marshal in the Royal Military Police.A member of the Royal Military Police.
The Provost Marshal of the Royal Air Force Police. A person holding the position of deputy Provost Marshal in the Royal Air Force Police.A member of the Royal Air Force Police.

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