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MI6 may have unilaterally assumed the power to authorise agents to commit crimes in the UK, a court has heard. Reprieve, the Pat Finucane Centre, Privacy International, and the Committee on the Administration of Justice have been challenging a secret policy under which MI5 authorises covert agents,

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MI6 has been forced to apologise to the Investigatory Powers Tribunal after two of its officers asked court staff to return documents relating to MI6’s use of agents and not show them to judges. The tribunal suggested MI6’s actions were “inappropriate interference”. The revel

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The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled by majority that a secret MI5 policy allowing security service agents to commit serious crimes on UK soil is lawful. In the first-ever dissenting opinions published in the tribunal's 20-year history, two judges set out their disagreement with the 3-2

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Lord Boyd of Duncansby has been appointed as Vice President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal. The tribunal, which has UK-wide jurisdiction, provides a right of redress for anyone who believes that they have been a victim of unlawful action by a public authority using covert investigative techniq

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Judgment will be handed down next Wednesday by the Supreme Court in a case in which the appellant made a complaint to the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) that GCHQ had been conducting unlawful computer network exploitation activity, or hacking. One issue of the complaint was whether, if and to t

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