*R (on the application of Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Investigatory powers – Regulation of investigatory powers. The Divisional Court held that judicial review did not lie against the defendant Investigatory Powers Tribunal's (the IPT) decision against the claimant Privacy International's application. The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 provided for the Secretary of State to authorise an appeal in the particular circumstances of the case and the IPT's decision and judicial review did not lie.

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