Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 23 (Sep)
Court: Investigatory Powers Tribunal
Judge:

Sir Michael Burton (President), Mitting J (Vice-President), Sir Richard McLaughlin, Charles Flint QC and Susan O'Brien QC

Representation Thomas De La Mare QC, Ben Jaffey QC and Daniel Cashman (instructed by Bhatt Murphy Ltd) for the claimant.
  James Eadie QC, Andrew O'Connor QC, Gerald Facenna QC, Robert Palmer and Richard O'Brien (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the respondents.
  Jonathan Glasson QC (instructed by the Government Legal Department) as counsel to the Tribunal.
Judgment Dates: 8 September 2017

Catchwords

Telecommunications - Interception of communications - Bulk communications data

The Case

Telecommunications Interception of communications. There were several reasons a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union either had to or might be made in relation to the regime concerning the acquisition by the third to fifth respondent security and intelligence agencies of bulk communications data. However, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal found that it was not necessary to refer any questions in respect of bulk personal data.

Practice Areas

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