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The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) Order 2010

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Articles 3, 4, 5 and 6

SCHEDULEPRESCRIBED OFFICES ETC. IN RELEVANT PUBLIC AUTHORITIES AND RESTRICTIONS ON AUTHORISATIONS

PART 1OFFICES ETC. AND RESTRICTIONS IN RESPECT OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES SPECIFIED IN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE ACT

(1)

Relevant public authorities

(2)

Prescribed offices etc

(3)

Urgent cases

(4)

Grounds set out in paragraphs of section 28(3) or 29(3) of the Act

A police force maintained under section 2 of the Police Act 1996(1)SuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The metropolitan police forceSuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The City of London police forceSuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
A police force maintained under or by virtue of section 1 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967(2)SuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The Police Service of Northern Ireland(3)SuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The Ministry of Defence PoliceSuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a), (b) and (c)
The Royal Navy PoliceCommanderLieutenant CommanderParagraphs (a), (b) and (c)
The Royal Military PoliceLieutenant ColonelMajorParagraphs (a), (b) and (c)
The Royal Air Force PoliceWing CommanderSquadron LeaderParagraphs (a), (b) and (c)
The British Transport PoliceSuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The Civil Nuclear ConstabularySuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (a) and (b)
The Serious Organised Crime AgencySenior Manager (Grade 2)Principal Officer (Grade 3)Paragraph (b)
The Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement AgencySuperintendent or Grade PO7InspectorParagraph (b), (d) and (g)
The Serious Fraud OfficeGrade 6Paragraph (b)
The force comprising the constables appointed under article 3 of the Mersey Docks and Harbour (Police) Order 1975(4) on the nomination of the Mersey Docks and Harbour CompanySuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (b), (d) and (e)
The Security ServiceGeneral Duties 3 or any other Officer at Level 3Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c)
The Secret Intelligence ServiceGrade 6 or equivalentParagraphs (a), (b) and (c)
The Government Communications HeadquartersGC8Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c)
The Royal NavyCommanderLieutenant CommanderParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The ArmyLieutenant ColonelMajorParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The Royal Air ForceWing CommanderSquadron LeaderParagraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e)
The Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and CustomsSenior OfficerHigher OfficerParagraphs (a), (b), (d), (e) and (f)
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsSenior Investigation Officer in DEFRA Investigation ServicesParagraph (b)
Senior Fish Health Inspector (PB6 or above) in Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture ScienceParagraph (b)
Section 28 authorisationParagraph (b)
District Inspector in Marine and Fisheries Agency
Section 29 authorisationParagraph (b)
Deputy Chief Inspector in Marine and Fisheries Agency
The Department of HealthGrade 6 in Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory AgencyGrade 7 in Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory AgencyParagraphs (b), (d) and (e)
The Home OfficeImmigration Inspector or Senior Officer in the UK Border AgencyChief Immigration Officer or Higher Officer in the UK Border AgencyParagraphs (b) and (c)
Head of Security and Intelligence (Detention Services) in the UK Border AgencyParagraphs (b) and (d)
Section 28 authorisationSection 28 authorisationParagraph (b)
The Head of the Unit responsible for anti-corruption in the UK Border AgencySenior Executive Officer in the Unit responsible for anti-corruption in the UK Border Agency
The Ministry of JusticeOperational Manager responsible for security and operations in a directly managed prisonDuty Governor in a directly managed prisonParagraphs (b) and (d)
Controller in a contracted out prisonDeputy Controller in a contracted out prisonParagraphs (b) and (d)
The Northern Ireland OfficeDeputy Principal or Governor 3 in the Northern Ireland Prison ServiceStaff Officer or Governor 4 in the Northern Ireland Prison ServiceParagraphs (b) and (d)
The Department for Business, Innovation and SkillsDeputy Chief Investigation Officer in the Investigation Officers BranchParagraph (b)
The Department for TransportHead of Enforcement in the Maritime and Coastguard AgencyEnforcement Officer in the Maritime and Coastguard AgencyParagraphs (b) and (d)
Section 28 authorisationParagraphs (b) and (d)
Chief Executive of the Driving Standards Agency
Section 28 authorisationSection 28 authorisationParagraphs (b) and (d)
Head of Intelligence, Head of Investigations or Regional Operations Manager in the Vehicle and Operator Services AgencyArea Manager or Regional Intelligence Coordinator in the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency
Section 29 authorisationSection 29 authorisationParagraphs (b) and (d)
Head of Intelligence, Head of Investigations or Regional Operations Manager in the Vehicle and Operator Services AgencyRegional Intelligence Coordinator in the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency
The Welsh Assembly GovernmentHead of Department for Health and Social ServicesMember of Department for Health and Social Services at a level equivalent to Grade 7Paragraphs (b), (d) and (e)
Head of Department for Health and Social Services FinanceMember of Department for Health and Social Services Finance at a level equivalent to Grade 7Paragraphs (b), (d) and (e)
Head of Fisheries UnitParagraph (b)
Head of Rural Payments DivisionMember of Rural Payments Division at a level equivalent to Grade 7Paragraphs (b) and (e)
Regional Director or equivalent grade in the Care and Social Services Inspectorate for WalesRegulation Manager or equivalent grade in the Care and Social Services Inspectorate for WalesParagraphs (b), (d) and (e)
Any county council or district council in England, a London borough council, the Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a local authority, the Council of the Isles of Scilly, and any county council or county borough council in WalesDirector, Head of Service, Service Manager or equivalentParagraph (b)
A fire and rescue authority under the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004Group ManagerParagraphs (b) and (d)
The Charity CommissionSenior Investigations ManagerInvestigations ManagerParagraph (b)
The Environment AgencySection 28 authorisationSection 28 authorisationParagraphs (b), (d) and (e)
Area Management Team memberArea Team Leader
Section 29 authorisationSection 29 authorisationParagraphs (b), (d) and (e)
Area ManagerNational Enforcement Service Manager
The Financial Services AuthorityHead of Department in Enforcement Division

Manager in Enforcement Division

Paragraph (b)
The Food Standards AgencySection 28 authorisationParagraphs (b) and (e)
Head of Division or equivalent grade
Section 29 authorisationParagraphs (b) and (e)
Deputy Director of Legal Services or any Director
The Gambling CommissionHead of DepartmentParagraph (b)
The Office of Fair TradingAny member of the Senior Civil Service with responsibility for cartels or criminal enforcementGrade 7 in the Cartels and Criminal Enforcement GroupParagraphs (b) and (c)
The Independent Police Complaints CommissionChairman, Deputy Chairman or DirectorSenior Investigating OfficerParagraph (b)
The Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern IrelandSenior Investigating OfficerDeputy Senior Investigating OfficerParagraph (b)
The Gangmasters Licensing AuthorityHead of OperationsParagraph (b)
The Care Quality CommissionHead of Operations in a regionArea ManagerParagraphs (b) and (e)
The Health and Safety ExecutiveBand 2 InspectorParagraphs (b), (d) and (e)
The Office of CommunicationsSection 28 authorisationSection 28 authorisationParagraph (b)
Principal responsible for spectrum investigation and enforcementSenior Associate responsible for spectrum investigation and enforcement
Section 29 authorisationParagraph (b)
Senior Management Group member responsible for spectrum investigation and enforcement

PART 2OFFICES, ETC. AND RESTRICTIONS IN RESPECT OF RELEVANT PUBLIC AUTHORITIES SPECIFIED IN PART 2 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE ACT

(1)

Relevant public authorities

(2)

Prescribed offices etc.

(3)

Urgent cases

(4)

Grounds set out in paragraphs of section 28(3) of the Act

A Special Health Authority established under section 28 of the National Health Service Act 2006(5) or section 22 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006(6)Senior Manager (not below the grade of Agenda for Change pay band 8b) in the Counter Fraud and Security Management Services Division of the NHS Business Services AuthorityParagraph (b)
Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and SkillsDivisional Manager (Early Years Foundation Stage Frameworks), Divisional Manager (Social Care) or Director (Education and Care)Paragraph (b)
The Information CommissionerHead of EnforcementSenior Investigating OfficerParagraph (b)
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great BritainDirector (Grade 7)Paragraphs (b), (d) and (e)
The Child Maintenance and Enforcement CommissionSenior Executive Officer or equivalent gradeHigher Executive Officer or equivalent gradeParagraph (b)
The force comprising the special constables appointed under section 79 of the Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847(7) on the nomination of the Dover Harbour BoardSuperintendentInspectorParagraphs (b), (d) and (e)
The Department for Work and PensionsSenior Executive Officer or equivalent grade in Jobcentre PlusHigher Executive Officer or equivalent grade in Jobcentre PlusParagraph (b)
Senior Executive Officer or equivalent grade in Department for Work and Pensions Risk Assurance DivisionParagraph (b)
The Postal Services CommissionPrincipal, LegalDeputy DirectorParagraph (b)
A universal service provider (within the meaning of the Postal Services Act 2000(8)) acting in connection with the provision of a universal postal service (within the meaning of that Act)Senior Investigation Manager in Royal Mail Group LtdParagraph (b)
(3)

A police force within paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Act, as defined by section 81(1) of the Act and amended by section 78(2)(f) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c.32).

(7)

1847 c.27 (10 & 11 Vict.)

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