Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Home Department written question – answered on 15th October 2008.

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what powers she has to ensure that cases of abuse of intrusive surveillance are investigated by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal; and what the process of appeal is for a person who is dissatisfied with (a) the Tribunal decision not to review their complaint and (b) the Tribunal's decision on their complaint.

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The Investigatory Powers Tribunal's statutory responsibilities are set out in Part IV of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. There is no domestic right of appeal against Tribunal decisions.

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