Enhanced powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016

The Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Act 2024 received Royal Assent on 25 April 2024.

According to the government, the Act will enhance protections against terrorism and child sexual abuse by ensuring that “the intelligence services and law enforcement have the powers they need to keep pace with a range of evolving threats”.

What are the immediate changes?

The following changes are now being implemented:

How can we help?

We have over 30 years’ experience of criminal defence work. By staying on top of changes in legislation and case law, we can give our clients the best possible advice. If you would like to discuss any aspect of your case, please contact Tarsem Salhan on 0121 605 6000 or at tsalhan@salhan.co.uk.