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BBC News – Figures reveal covert surveillance use in Scotland

BBC News – Figures reveal covert surveillance use in Scotland.

 

The legislation allows public authorities to install hidden cameras, to bug or photograph someone in a public place, use undercover agents, and secretly follow people who are suspected of breaking the law.

Use of these techniques has to be authorised internally by an authorising officer or a designated person, and can only be used where it is considered necessary and proportionate.

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