*R (on the application of the National Council for Civil Liberties (Liberty)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another

Investigatory powers – Regulation of investigatory powers. Part 4 of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, in its current form, was declared inconsistent with the requirements of European Union law in two respects, but would not be immediately disapplied. The Divisional Court further held that those inconsistencies had to be remedied within a reasonable time and that reasonable time would be 1 November 2018.

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