Investigatory Requests for Information

Please see below for details about making an investigatory request for personal information.  Please contact the Information Governance Team using InformationGovernanceTeam@northlincs.gov.uk if you would like further advice about your request.

Under Schedule 2, Part 1 (Paragraph 2) of the Data Protection Act 2018 organisations such as the police, government departments and local authorities with regulatory powers are able to request access to third party personal information without the consent of the data subject for the purposes of:

  1. prevention or detection of crime
  2. the apprehension or prosecution of offenders; or
  3. the assessment or collection of a tax or duty or an imposition of a similar nature

 

There is no automatic right of access to information under Schedule 2, Part 1 (Paragraph 2) of the Data Protection Act 2018.  Each request will be considered on to decide whether or not to apply the exemption and provide the information.   This guidance does not overrule or replace other Information Sharing Agreements, Memorandum of Understandings or Processes.  Please also note that your request must be authorised by an individual with sufficient seniority to authorise the request.  Further information is provided on the Schedule 2 Request Form.

 

If your request relates to Children or Adults Social Service information please address your form to the Information Governance Team and email it to informationgovernanceteam@northlincs.gov.uk.

 

If your request relates to other council services please address your form to Customer Services and email it to customerservice@northlincs.gov.uk.

Under Schedule 2, Part 1 (Paragraph 5) of the Data Protection Act 2018 requests can be made for third party personal information without the consent of the data subject, as follows:

  • Where disclosure is required by or under an enactment, by any rule of law or by the order of a court
  • For the purpose of, or in connection with, any legal proceedings (including prospective legal proceedings) or for the purpose of obtaining legal advice or establishing or exercising or defending legal rights

 

There is no automatic right of access to information under Schedule 2, Part 1 (Paragraph 5) of the Data Protection Act 2018.  Each request will be considered on to decide whether or not to apply the exemption and provide the information.   This guidance does not overrule or replace other Information Sharing Agreements, Memorandum of Understandings or Processes.  Please also note that your request must be authorised by an individual with sufficient seniority to authorise the request.  Further information is provided on the Schedule 2 Request Form.

 

If your request relates to Children or Adults Social Service information please address your form to the Information Governance Team and email it to informationgovernanceteam@northlincs.gov.uk.

 

If your request relates to other council services please address your form to Customer Services and email it to customerservice@northlincs.gov.uk.

Annex C requests relate to an allegation of abuse of a victim aged 17 years or under either currently or at the time of the offence under the 2013 Protocol and Good Practice Model Disclosure of information in cases of alleged child abuse and linked criminal and care directions hearings.  The Local Protocol for the area applies to Annex C requests relating to the following parties to the agreement:

 

  • The Resident Judge of Kingston upon Hull
  • The Resident Judge of Great Grimsby
  • The Designated Family Judge of Humber
  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council
  • Hull City Council
  • North Lincolnshire Council
  • North East Lincolnshire Council
  • Humberside Police
  • Yorkshire and Humberside CPS

 

If you would like advice on making a request or if you are from an organisation not listed above please contact the Information Governance Team.

 

To make an Annex C request you should complete and return the following Annex C Request Form and address your form to the Information Governance Team and email it to InformationGovernanceTeam@northlincs.gov.uk.