Decision details

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report concerns the working arrangements of Hammersmith & Fulham Council for the exercise of functions under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA).


1.    That Cabinet approve the termination of the existing agreement between Hammersmith & Fulham Council and RBKC pursuant to Section 113 of the Local Government Act 1972.


2.    That authority be delegated to the Strategic Director of the Environment in consultation with the Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services to finalise and approve the proposed sovereign borough Hammersmith & Fulham RIPA Policy for the exercise of RIPA powers in Hammersmith & Fulham (attached as Appendix 1). 


3.    That Cabinet approve the appointment of the Chief Officer, Safer Neighbourhoods & Regulatory Services, Environment Department, as the Senior Responsible Officer for Hammersmith & Fulham Council.



Report author: Claire Rai

Publication date: 02/07/2019

Date of decision: 01/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 01/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/07/2019

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