Directed Surveillance under RIPA 2000 - Fly tipping

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Peter Silverman

Dear Bedford Borough Council,

Directed Surveillance under RIPA 2000 - Fly tipping

How many directed surveillance authorisations under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (‘RIPA’) 2000, were obtained or issued by the council in respect to the use of cameras to investigate fly-tipping in:

1. The three years prior to 1st Nov 2012

2. The three years following 1st Nov 2012

Yours faithfully,

Peter Silverman

Freedom of Information, Bedford Borough Council

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Dear Peter Silverman,

 

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No. 8967

 

Further to your request for information dated 11/5/16. I can confirm that
the information you requested is held under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. However, the Council, for the reasons that follow, declines to
disclose the information requested.

 

You requested RIPA cases prior to 1. The three years prior to 1st Nov 2012
and the three years following 1st Nov 2012

 

 

Pursuant to Section 17 (1) of the Act the Council

 

    1         States that information above is exempt information.

 

2.             Specifies, that the exemption in question is contained
within Section 21 (Information Accessible to applicant by other means) of
the FOI Act (FOIA). Please see links below.

 

 

Period Nov 2009 March 2010 - nil

 

 

April to December 2010

[1]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

 

January to March 2011

[2]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

 

April to June 2011

[3]http://bb-mgov01/documents/s15766/Item%2...

 

July to September 2011

[4]http://bb-mgov01/documents/s16289/Item%2...

 

October to December 2011

[5]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

January to March 2012

[6]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

1 May 2012- 31 July 2012

[7]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

01 July 2012- 30 Sept 2012

[8]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

01 October 2012 – 31 Dec 2012

[9]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

1 January 2013 to 31 March 2013

[10]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

1 April 2013 to 30 June 2013

[11]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

1 July 2013 to 30 September 2013

[12]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

1 October 2013 to 31 December 2013

[13]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

Meeting 25 June 2014, covering period 01 Jan 2014 to 30 March 2014, no
report attached, no authorisations granted in period.

 

Meeting 10 September 2014, covering period 1 April 2014 to 30 June 2014,
no report attached, no authorisations granted in period.

 

Meeting 5 November 2014, covering period 1 July 2014 to 30 September 2014,
no report attached, no authorisations granted in period.

 

 

1 October 2014 to December 2014

[14]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

 

Meeting 17 June 2015, covering period 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2015, no
report attached, no authorisations granted in period

 

 

April 2015 to June 2015

[15]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

 

July to September 2015

[16]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

 

October to December 2015

[17]http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov...

 

 

 

 

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Your sincerely,

Tara Egan

FOI/DPA Support Officer
Democratic and Registration Services

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