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Decision details

GITBDLSCAB-01-22 - Appointment of Authorising Officers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Governance, IT, Broadband, Digital, Licensing, Staffing, Communities and Area Boards

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To ensure that there is an appropriate number of Authorising Officers within the Council to provide sufficient cover.


Following consultation with officers I have made the decision set out in the attached report. If you would like to make any representations to me on this issue, please do so by 1 September 2022.


This decision was published on 24 August 2022 and will come into force on 2 September 2022.

Reasons for the decision:

Due to resignations and retirements there are currently limited numbers of Authorised Officers insufficient to provide cover throughout the year

Alternative options considered:

To authorise named officers or remain with status quo.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

No consultation necessary other than with named officers to be authorised as it is an operational decision which has been delegated to the cabinet member.

Contact: Frank Cain, tel: 01225713032 email:  frank.cain@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Publication date: 11/08/2022

Date of decision: 24/08/2022

Date comes into force if not called in: 02/09/2022

Call-in deadline date: 01/09/2022

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