Can CCTV images be brought to the attention of parties in an investigation as evidence if he/she was not made aware that CCTV cameras were in place?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 5 July 2011
Emma-Jane Flannery
Arthur Cox

The CCTV Code of Practice 2008 provides guidelines for employers on the use of CCTV in monitoring their workforce. The Code states that workers should normally be aware that they are being monitored and sets out the decision making process that employers must consider before installing CCTV specifically for workforce monitoring.

In exceptional circumstances, covert monitoring may be used as part of a specific investigation such as where the employer suspects criminal activity or equivalent malpractice. You do not state whether the cameras were installed for the purpose of investigating the

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Emma-Jane Flannery
Arthur Cox

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