Application of certain provisions of the Act to DTI investigations
3.—(1) Subject to the modifications set out in article 4—
(a)the provisions of Schedule 1 to the Act so far as they relate to special procedure material, and
(b)the other provisions of the Act so far as they relate to the provisions falling within sub-paragraph (a) of this paragraph, shall apply for the purposes of DTI investigations as they apply for the purposes of investigations of offences conducted by police officers.
(2) The investigations for the purpose of which the provisions of the Act referred to in paragraph (1) are applied by this Order include investigations of offences committed, or suspected of having been committed, before the coming into force of this Order or of section 114A of the Act.