Convictions: Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Justice written question – answered on 20th July 2010.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people received a criminal conviction for offences under section 53 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 in (a) 2008 and (b) 2009; and how many such convictions there have been in 2010 to date.

Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (Prisons and Probation)

In England and Wales in 2008 (the latest year for which data are available) there were no convictions for offences under section 53 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.

Court proceedings data for 2009 are planned for publication on 21 October 2010. Court proceedings data for 2010 are planned for publication in autumn of 2011.

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