Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA)

The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA) is an authorisation process that the council must comply with to secure the lawfulness of surveillance activities.

Surveillance activities include monitoring, observing or listening to people and their movements, conversations or other activities.

By complying with RIPA the public can feel confident that any surveillance the council carries out is done lawfully.

For further information see the council’s RIPA Policy [DOC, 445kb] and:

Monday – Thursday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Friday: 8:30am to 4pm

Telephone: 01724 296211

or write to

Legal Services
North Lincolnshire Council
Church Square House
30-40 High Street
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 6NL