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Investigatory Powers Act 2016

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In this Act, the expressions listed in the left-hand column have the meaning given by, or are to be interpreted in accordance with, the provisions listed in the right-hand column.

ExpressionProvision
ApparatusSection 263(1)
Bulk equipment interference warrantSection 176(1)
Bulk interception warrantSection 136(1)
Civil proceedingsSection 263(1)
CommunicationSections 261(2) and 262(2)
Communications dataSections 261(5) and 262(3)
Confidential journalistic materialSection 264(6) and (7)
Content of a communication (in relation to a telecommunications operator, telecommunications service or telecommunication system)Section 261(6)
CrimeSection 263(1)
Criminal proceedingsSection 263(1)
Criminal prosecutionSection 263(1)
DataSection 263(1)
Destroy (in relation to electronic data) and related expressionsSection 263(1)
Detecting crime or serious crimeSection 263(6)
EnactmentSection 263(1)
Enhanced affirmative procedureSection 263(1)
EntitySection 261(7)
Entity dataSection 261(3)
Events dataSection 261(4)
Examination (in relation to material obtained under a warrant)Section 263(7)
FunctionsSection 263(1)
GCHQSection 263(1)
Head (in relation to an intelligence service)Section 263(1)
Her Majesty’s forcesSection 263(1)
Identifying dataSection 263(2) and (3)
Intelligence serviceSection 263(1)
Interception of communication (postal service)Sections 4(7) and 5
Interception of communication (telecommunication system)Sections 4(1) to (6) and 5(1)
Interception of communication in the United KingdomSection 4(8)
Internet connection recordSection 62(7)
Investigatory Powers CommissionerSection 263(1)
Investigatory Powers TribunalSection 263(1)
Items subject to legal privilegeSection 263(1)
Journalistic materialSection 264(2) to (5)
Judicial CommissionerSection 263(1)
Judicial CommissionersSection 227(7)
Lawful authority (in relation to interception of communication)Section 6
Legal proceedingsSection 263(1)
Modify (and related expressions)Section 263(1)
Person holding office under the CrownSection 263(1)
Postal dataSection 262(4)
Postal itemSection 262(5)
Postal item in course of transmission by postal serviceSection 4(7)
Postal operatorSection 262(6)
Postal serviceSection 262(7)
PremisesSection 263(1)
Primary legislationSection 263(1)
Private telecommunication systemSection 261(14)
Public authoritySection 263(1)
Public postal serviceSection 262(8)
Public telecommunications serviceSection 261(8)
Public telecommunication systemSection 261(9)
Serious crimeSection 263(1) (and paragraph 6 of Schedule 9)
Source of journalistic informationSection 263(1)
Specified and specify (in relation to an authorisation, warrant, notice or regulations)Section 263(1)
Statutory (in relation to any function)Section 263(1)
Subordinate legislationSection 263(1)
Systems dataSection 263(4) and (5)
Technical Advisory BoardSection 263(1)
Technology Advisory PanelSection 263(1)
Telecommunications operatorSection 261(10)
Telecommunications serviceSection 261(11) and (12)
Telecommunication systemSection 261(13)
Working daySection 263(1)

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