Facial recognition systems (FRS) code of practice DATE OF REQUEST 14 FEB. 2019

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Dear Home Office,

Provide Home Office Code of Practice, Guidance etc. or similar relating to the use of Facial Recognition System by UK police.

I am particularly interested in police 'powers' to force a person to show their full face.

Yours faithfully,

Edward Williams

FOI Requests, Home Office

Dear Mr. Williams,


Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.


This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 52405). We will aim to
send you a full response by 14/03/2019 which is twenty working days from
the date we received your request.


If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact us.


Thank you,


N McKenzie

Home Office




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