A statutory body established to consider proceedings bought under Section 7 of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) against the intelligence services and certain public authorities in respect of their investigatory powers and conduct. To investigate complaints regarding actions by those intelligence services and public authorities who hold powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 to ascertain whether they have used those powers lawfully.
The IPT was established by virtue of Section 65 of RIPA. The Tribunal assumed the jurisdictions previously held by Interception of Communications Tribunal, the Security Service Tribunal, the Intelligence Services Tribunal and the complaints function of the Commissioner appointed under the Police Act 1997. The President is paid expenses only. Departmental sponsorship costs are not separately identifiable in Home Office Accounts.
|Chairs Remuneration (p.a. unless otherwise stated)|
|Chief Executive / Secretary Remuneration||Civil Servant|
|Register of Interests||No|
|Last Annual Report||2012|